Videogames-to-movies don’t have a great reputation, but that’s partly because the resulting film are often cheesy and have a slightly cheap, churned-out feeling. However Fox seems to be really hoping to change that with Assassin’s Creed by spending a lot of money, bringing together a great cast, a director with great dramatic credentials and ensuring the whole thing looks really good.
Now they’ve released the first trailer, trying to get interest brewing even though the actual movie isn’t due out until next year.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day.
‘ASSASSIN’S CREED stars Academy Award® nominee Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past, 12 Years a Slave) and Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises, La Vie en Rose). The film is directed by Justin Kurzel (Snowtown, Macbeth) and produced by New Regency, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, DMC Films and Kennedy/Marshall, with 20th Century Fox distributing.’
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