Newswire: Ubisoft reportedly in talks to turn one of its games into a Netflix show

We’re a little more than a month away from finding out if Michael Fassbender’s Assassin’s Creed movie will finally be the first halfway decent video game-to-film adaptation. But before we see whether it was capable of clearing that impossibly low bar, Ubisoft, the company behind the film and games, has reportedly marked its next cross-media target: a Netflix original series. According to Reuters, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot told reporters the company is in talks with Netflix to produce a show, but he did not mention which of the publisher’s many games were on the table.

This is the latest in a relatively long list of attempts to branch into TV and film for the company. In addition to Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft is also looking to get started on a film adaptation of The Division, its game about shooting bad guys and collecting hoodies in a …

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