Tom Blyth joins Sophie Wilde in Watch Dogs adaptation

Apart from Watch Dogs' film adaptation, Blyth's upcoming projects include the screen adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's classic war novel, A Farewell to Arms, titled Plainclothes
Tom Blyth joins Sophie Wilde in Watch Dogs adaptation

After being reportedly in talks to star in the adaptation of UbiSoft video game Watch Dogs, Hunger Games actor Tom Blyth has officially onboarded the film opposite Sophie Wilde.

Blyth is known for playing Coriolanus Snow in the hit film The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes. Also to his credits is the titular role in the second season of MGM+'s Billy the Kid. He has also starred in the HBO series The Gilded Age and Terence Davies' feature Benediction.

Apart from Watch Dogs' film adaptation, Blyth's upcoming projects include the screen adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's classic war novel, A Farewell to Arms, titled Plainclothes. The film will be directed by Michael Winterbottom.

The film, directed by Mathieu Turi, is based on the video game series The Watch Dogs that immerses players in the world of skilled hackers who use technology to combat forces trying to control and oppress world's major cities. The game franchise enjoys 50 million players worldwide. Its exploration of the world of hacking and underworld networks has led to its expansion into entertainment media, and comics with the latest addition to the franchise being Watch Dogs: Legion which released in 2020.

The film has been penned by Christie LeBlanc including new new revisions suggested by Victoria Bata. The project is backed by New Regency's chairman and CEO Yariv Milchan, president of Motion Pictures and Television at New Regency, Natalie Lehmann, and Ubisoft Film & Television's head of content Margaret Boykin.

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