A film primarily based on The Division starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain is on the best way, but it surely in all probability will not come out anytime quickly. Director David Leitch (Deadpool 2, Hobbs & Shaw) gave an interview lately the place he spoke about how the Netflix movie is coming alongside.
“I’m excited about the material, and it is potentially next for us,” Leitch instructed The Hollywood Reporter. “We are currently in the script phase. Then, it’s about getting everybody’s schedules to line up and making sure that we’re ready to go with a script we’re 100 percent behind.”
Leitch mentioned the method of getting all the pieces collectively to lastly break floor on The Division film is “accelerating quickly.” The director added that he is assured that the precise crew has been assembled to present the film a shot at being nice.
“I love that material, and I love the potential of working with those two incredible actors [Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain],” he mentioned. “The creative team on that is Kelly McCormick as producer, myself, Jake and Jessica. We have a really core team that cares about the material and is going to work hard to make it great.”
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In a separate interview, Gyllenhaal mentioned he can be fascinated about coaching for The Division film at Leitch’s 87Eleven action design studio. Keanu Reeves labored with 87Eleven to organize for his starring position within the motion film franchise John Wick.
“Yeah! I’m up for it. I’m up for anything, man,” Gyllenhaal mentioned. “This job is about the experiences you have off-camera as much as the experiences you have on-camera. So, I’m down.”
There continues to be no phrase but on what The Division film’s story is, when filming will begin, or when it would come out. We do know, nonetheless, that the film will happen in a “pandemic-stricken” Manhattan, which was the situation of the primary recreation.