Assassin's Creed Movie

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Who's Involved:

Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Brendan Gleeson, Jeremy Irons, Adam Cooper, Jean-Julien Baronnet, Bill Collage, Justin Kurzel, Arnon Milchan, Didier Lupfer, Denis Menochet, Gérard Guillemot, Frank Marshall, Matias Varela, Brian Gleeson, Patrick Crowley, Ariane Labed, Coco König, Conor McCaughan, Carlos Bardem

Release Date:

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 (Nationwide)

intense sequences of violence and action, thematic elements and brief strong language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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.

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Who stars in Assassin's Creed: Cast List

... Desmond Miles

X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Jane Eyre  

The 355, Dolittle  

The Banshees of Inisherin, Safe House  

... Alan Rikkin

Better Start Swimming, Birds Like Us  

Flux Gourmet, The Souvenir Part II  

Point Break, Heavy  

Special Forces, Custody  


... Abstergo Orderly


... Young Joseph

Hellboy, Stay  

892, Robocop  

Who's making Assassin's Creed: Crew List

A look at the Assassin's Creed behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Justin Kurzel last directed Nitram and True History of the Kelly Gang. The film's writer Bill Collage last wrote The Transporter Refueled and Exodus: Gods and Kings.


Jean-Julien Baronnet
Patrick Crowley
Michael Fassbender
Gérard Guillemot
Didier Lupfer

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Production: What we know about Assassin's Creed?

Key Facts

  1. The film was set to open August 7, 2015 but won't be ready in time, so it was pushed to 2016 (Variety, 9/18/14).
  2. Based on the popular video game of the same name.

Filming Timeline

  1. October 2016: The film was in Completed status.
  2. January 2016: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. June 2013: The film was in Pre-Production status.

    The script has gone through several rewrites, while the production itself has grappled with scheduling issues. Pushed to 2016.

  4. October 2012: The film was in Development status.

    Ubisoft Motion Pictures will develop the film in close collaboration with New Regency. Writing of the screenplay begins immediately and the project is being fast tracked as the creative pieces come together, while allowing Ubisoft to maintain control of key elements of the movie’s creative direction.

  5. October 2011: The film was in Development status.

    Ubisoft has been shopping the property around Hollywood over the last several months. Sony PiCtures is in final negotiations to adapt and distribute the pic.

  6. May 2011: The film was in Announced status.

Assassin's Creed Release Date: When was the film released?

Assassin's Creed was released in 2016 on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 (Nationwide release). There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including Sing, Passengers and Patriots Day.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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