Monday 26 September 2016

Assassin's Creed movie shoot ends

Paul Mallon

Published 19/01/2016 | 10:05

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The big screen outing for the Assassin's Creed videogame franchise has just finished shooting, with a release planned for Dec 2016

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There have already been many stories told of the Assassin's and the Templars but a whole new world is about to be opened up with the arrival of the first Assassin's Creed movie in December 2016.

The big budget outing for the videogame series is has just finished it's shoot, with this official still of some of the cast and crew, including lead Michael Fassbender.

— Azaïzia Aymar (@AymarMtl) January 15, 2016

The shot comes from Azaizia Aymar, who is the head of content for the entire Assassin's Creed franchise. He would have been on set for the shoot to ensure that the world building and mythology ties into the games and canon which has been established over the last few years.

In addition to Fassbender, the film is something of a reunion, with the lead reteaming with his Macbeth director Justin Kurzel, the Australian filmmaker who also helmed Snowtown. Macbeth alum Marion Cotillard is also in the cast, alongside Brendan Gleeson, Michael K Williams, Jeremy Irons and Ariane Labed.

The film tells a unique story which is about Fassbender's Callum Lynch (got to love the Irish name) who ends up in the body of his Spanish ancestor Aguilar in the 15th Century. There he learns how to kill things real good.

Assassin's Creed is in cinemas in December 2016.

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