Although you can usually write off most video game adaptations, 'Assassin's Creed' feels like it could finally break the mold. After all, an acclaimed actor like Michael Fassbender doesn't sign onto any old piece of junk -- there must be something special about this project.
And it looks like it's officially scheduled to arrive in the summer of 2015.
In major news for both the movie and video game worlds, it has been announced via press release that New Regency and Ubisoft are teaming up to develop the film version of the wildly successful 'Assassin's Creed' franchise we heard about a few months back. Michael Fassbender, who has been attached to the project since July, is still on board, but will it be in the lead role?
Michael Fassbender has joined the cast of 'Frank,' a new British comedy in which he will play a musician in a rock band, which already makes this movie way cooler than 'Rock of Ages.' Yeah, Tom Cruise, you heard us.
Michael FassbenderandNatalie Portman in the same film? Please don't pinch us if we're dreaming. It seems ol' Fassy is in talks to co-star with Portman in Lynne Ramsay's western 'Jane Got a Gun.' Our emotions agree with Natalie Portman's face in the above photo.
With Comic-Con 2012 in full swing (have you checked out our coverage? Do that) we still managed to find and report the most ridiculous stories to hit the news this week. For your consideration: the very best of the worst. Spoiler: Michael Fassbender finally did something to disappoint us.
Gamers will be delighted to hear that the popular Assassin's Creed franchise that follows the elusive killer Desmond Miles is getting some big screen time in a new movie adaptation. If that weren't news enough, Michael Fassbender will be trading in his Magneto helmet for a cloak to star in said film. But the question now is, will he be our Desmond?
We're pretty sure the secret behind 'Prometheus' is full-blown media saturation, and the movie is doing a damn good job of it. But hey, who are we to complain? Now we get an even closer look at some of the characters from the film, just in case you haven't been reading the internet for the last month.
Without question, ‘Prometheus’ is one of our most-anticipated blockbusters reaching theaters this summer. Sir Ridley Scott returning to the world of his seminal ‘Alien’ for what could amount to an epic prequel? Yeah, we’re in. But as the studio’s viral campaign ramps ups, details about the plot might be a little spoilerish, so keep that in mind as you click through and learn more about Michael Fassbender’s character, David.
It's the first screenplay written by Cormac McCarthy, Michael Fassbender is starring, and Ridley Scott is directing. That's enough to get us interested but they're not done yet. 'The Counselor' is drawing some serious attention across Hollywood and two recent Oscar-winners and one Oscar-nominee are interested in joining its ranks.
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