Based on the popular video game franchise of the same name, Assassin’s Creed is an upcoming action adventure film that revolves around the conflict between Assassins and Templars whose hostility dates back thousands of years. Michael Fassbender plays Callum Lynch, a modern day assassin forced to participate in project that would allow him to relive memories of his predecessors. During those moments, he gains necessary information and skills needed to combat the Templars in the present day.
Distributed by 20th Century Fox, the Assassin’s Creed is directed by Justin Kurzel and features Marion Cotillard and Jeremy Irons in key roles along with Michael Fassbender playing the lead role. Produced on a grand scale (costing close to $200 million), the movie is scheduled for a theatrical release on December 21, 2016.