The sequel to Prometheus is finally in pre-production, but before he can join the cast and crew for filming in January, German-Irish actor Michael Fassbender will be filming across Malta, London and Spain starting Monday 31st August for Assassins Creed. Having just completed principal photography on X-Men: Apocalypse, Fassbender will be joining co-stars Marion Cotillard, Michael Kenneth Williams and Ariane Labed for the eagerly anticipated adaptation of the highly successful video game franchise.
Fassbender will play new character Callum Lynch, whom through acessing his genetic memories will uncover one of his descendants, Aguilar (pictured above), whom lived during in 15th Century Spain, was a member of the secretive Assassins Creed. Uncovering the secrets of his heritage Callum will then use the skills and knowledge of the Assassins to face the Templar threat in the modern world.
Assassins Creed December 21st, 2016
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After Callum Lynch discovers that his ancestor, Aguilar from 15th Century Spain was an Assassin, Callum relives Aguilar's memories to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to confront the Templars—age-old enemies of the Assassins—in the present day.
Directed by Justin Kurzel, Assassins Creed's release date is December 21st, 2016.
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