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Michael Bay to develop Ghost Recon

Published 12/06/2013 | 12:23

Michael Bay is reportedly working on Ghost Recon for the big screen
Michael Bay is reportedly working on Ghost Recon for the big screen

Transformers director Michael Bay has signed up to develop a film version of the video game Ghost Recon.

The filmmaker, currently working on Transformers 4, could also direct the potential film franchise, according to Variety,

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon features a fictional unit of the US Army Special Forces which operates as the President's private army, fighting threats from around the world while pretending that they don't exist.

Jean-Julien Baronnet, CEO of Ubisoft Motion Pictures, told Variety: "These guys don't belong to any specific organisation. They're in the field where the US troops are not supposed to be.

"It's a small team with very strong personalities and very specific skill sets. They're using weapons nobody knows about but it's very grounded. It's not sci-fi."

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