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A first look at Michael Fassbender in the Assassin's Creed movie

assassins creed movieIn case you were wondering what was up with the previously announced Assassin's Creed motion picture… the studios involved in the project, New Regency and 20th Century Fox, have revealed a December 21st, 2016 release date and a movie still of Michael Fassbender as the assassin named Callum Lynch.

Yahoo! has the full reveal, but read on for some additional movie details.

About the Assassin's Creed movie:

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); produced by New Regency, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, DMC Films and Kennedy/Marshall; co-financed by RatPac Entertainment and Alpha Pictures; and distributed by 20th Century Fox. ASSASSIN’S CREED opens in theaters worldwide on December 21st, 2016.