The first game was released in 2002 and set in 2004, following the adventures of Sam Fisher, a covert operative assigned to a top-secret National Security Agency branch called the Third Echelon.
The games has had several sequels including, most recently, “Tom Clancy’s Spinter Cell: Conviction,” released in 2010. A new game, “Blacklist” is planned for release early next year.
Hardy, who is currently shooting Mad Max: Fury Road, also appeared this year in Lawless and This Means War.
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell does not yet have a director, but The International‘s Eric Warren Singer will provide the screenplay.
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