Finally! More fuel for the Assassin’s Creed movie fire that I’ve been waiting on! I can’t wait to see this movie and now that a new image of Michael Fassbender has been revealed, I can breathe a sigh of relief.
His character’s name is Callum Lynch…and yeah you don’t know from the Assassin’s Creed games. That’s because he wasn’t in them and was created specifically for the movie. Here’s what Yahoo! Movies says:
Lynch discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. After gaining incredible knowledge and skills he’s poised to take on the oppressive Knights Templar in the present day.
As a huge fan of the franchise, I’m actually okay with that. Especially since Ubisoft is keeping an eye on them. Plus, it’s Michael Fassbender! I’ve been onboard with the choice of Fassbender since the jump. Not only do I think he’s a delightful actor, but the guy’s got that “multicultural cameleon” presence about him. And just like the Altair, Ezio, and the rest of the funky bunch – Fassbender could probably easily blend in where the movie needs him to.
Assassin’s Creed is set to open in theaters on December 21, 2016.
< cue eagle scream >