Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch 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.
Initial release: December 14, 2016 (Hollywood)
Director: Justin Kurzel
Adapted from: Assassin's Creed
Music director: Jed Kurzel
Production companies: Regency Enterprises, New Regency Productions
In this feature-film adaptation of the hugely popular video-game series, death-row convict Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) relives his ancestor's memories as an assassin in 15th century Spain. From this out-of-body experience, Lynch gains the training he needs to battle a conspiracy in the present day. Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Michael Kenneth Williams, Brendan Gleeson, and Charlotte Rampling co-star. Directed by Justin Kurzel (The Snowtown Murders).