This article is about the scrapped movie based on Watch Dogs. For the article pertaining to the actual game, see Watch Dogs.

Watch Dogs was a scrapped film based off the hit game Watch Dogs, developed by Ubisoft.


The story was set to follow Aiden Pearce, a skilled hacker who uses the CTOS to turn the city of Chicago into a weapon.


Variety reports that Ubisoft is developing a Watch Dogs film, along with Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, and Raving Rabbids films.[1] The project was announced on August 20, 2013 at the Sony Gamescom 2013 conference. Ubisoft will work with Columbia Pictures and New Regency to make the film, Sony will distribute the film in the US and 20th Century Fox will handle the international distribution rights. It was announced on April 24, 2014 that Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese will write the film.[2] However, the movie has been in development hell for years, and eventually, it was scrapped.


  1. Graser, Marc (July 12 2013). Ubisoft To Make Movies Based on ‘Watch Dogs,’ ‘Far Cry,’ ‘Rabbids’ (EXCLUSIVE). Variety. Retrieved March 15, 2014.
  2. Fleming, Mike Jr. (24 April 2014). (VIDEO) Zombieland's Wernick & Reese To Script Ubisoft's 'Watch Dogs' Movie. Retrieved May 31, 2014.

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