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Tom Hardy set to star in upcoming 'Splinter Cell' movie

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Tom Hardy, the British actor recently seen on screen as Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, has signed on for an upcoming adaptation of video game franchise Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell. Publisher Ubisoft has confirmed to Variety that Hardy will take the role of special operative Sam Fisher in the movie, which will be written by The International scribe Eric Warren Singer. There's no studio attached as of yet, but Ubisoft has reportedly been in talks with both Paramount and Warner Bros.

Like the upcoming Assassin's Creed adaptation, Prometheus star Michael Fassbender is on board to co-produce Splinter Cell, though it's unclear if he has an acting role in this one. Hardy seems like a solid casting choice, though — after managing to mumble through Bane's mask for an entire movie, Sam Fisher's iconic night vision goggles should be no trouble at all.

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