‘Assassin’s Creed’ Live Action Film Begins Production

By February 13, 2015
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No longer a pipe dream, Ubisoft’s CEO Yves Guillemot let the world know that the Assassin’s Creed live action film is officially in production, with a release date that’s not too far away!

But wait! That’s not all!

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Deadline reports Marion Cotillard (above) — who turned in an AMAZING, Oscar-winning performance as Edith Piaf in La Vie En Rose, but whom most know as Talia al Ghul in The Dark Knight Rises (and nominated for yet another Oscar for her turn in Two Days, One Night) — is joining Fassbender to play a yet-to-be-revealed character that is “meant to span multiple films,” should AC become a successful film franchise. As the two just worked together on the film adaptation of Macbeth for The Weinstein Company, the dynamic between the two should prove interesting.

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As production is underway with shooting commencing in the fall, Fassbender should have just enough time to play just about every title in the AC franchise by then. When he told The Daily Beast last year he’d “…heard of it but had never played the game. I don’t have a video game player…that’s not what they’re called. [Laughs] I met up with the guys from Ubisoft and they told me the story behind it, and I thought it was very interesting—the idea of reliving memories,” I thought, “I’ll come over and play with you!” Heh.

Oh, I forgot to mention the all-important release date, didn’t I? Stop yelling at me and I’ll tell you.

Assassin’s Creed hits theaters December 21, 2016.

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  • USAjoe

    this is a video game adaption movie that I would actually want to see.. Assassins creed is perfect for movies, will defo have my ears open for this one!