Look out Netflix, Amazon, HBO, and Paramount; the BBC desires in on that juicy online game adaptation motion and is bringing Ubisoft’s beloved Splinter Cell collection to life in a brand new Radio 4 drama, beginning subsequent Friday, 2nd December.
Splinter Cell’s audio adaptation – formally titled Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Firewall – follows collection protagonist and Fourth Echelon agent Sam Fisher on a mission to recruit and prepare the following era of operatives for the Nationwide Safety Company’s covert motion division. “When a deadly murderer from Fisher’s previous returns from the lifeless on a mission of homicide,” the BBC teases, “he’s thrust right into a race in opposition to time as a sinister menace to international safety is revealed.”
Firewall stars Andonis Anthony (The Archers) as Sam Fisher, and Daisy Head as his daughter Sarah. Different forged members embody Sacha Dhawan (Physician Who, The Nice), Will Poulter (Midsommer, Black Mirror), and Nikesh Patel (Starstruck, The Satan’s Hour).
Splinter Cell has been tailored for radio by Paul Cornell (maybe finest identified for his appreciable contributions to Physician Who, in addition to his work with Marvel) and Sebastian Baczkiewicz. It is also been recorded in 3D binaural audio for some added ear-pizzaz.
If all that has you suitably intrigued, Splinter Cell: Firewall will broadcast each Friday at 2.15pm on BBC Radio 4, beginning 2nd December. Alternatively, all eight episodes 30-minute of the collection shall be obtainable as a boxset on BBC Sounds, additionally from subsequent Friday.
After a protracted interval of dormancy, issues are lastly selecting up for the much-loved Splinter Cell collection. Ubisoft lately gave a “very early” glimpse at its Splinter Cell remake, and Netflix can be working by itself animated adaptation.