This week, fans of world famous game “Assassin’s Creed” has got some amazing news. Director Justin Kurzel has broken the news in the form of a trailer that for the first time, a live-action game will get adapted in a feature film. Read on for more details.
According to Screen Rant, the film adaptation of the famous video game has been released. Kurzel, the director of “Macbeth,” has also signed to direct the first film in the “Assassin’s Creed” world.
Kurzel is not going to begin filming “Assassin’s Creed” until September. The movie is being co-produced by Ubisoft, the developer and publisher of the said video game, through their newly founded Ubisoft Motion Pictures. The film production company is going to release the first teaser poster of the “Assassin’s Creed” movie. It was hinted that the said trailer will be released during the next annual video game industry trade fair.
Screen Rant also posted more information about the video game’s storyline. “Assassin’s Creed” game is “based around a centuries-old-conflict between two factions: The Templars and the Assassins. Each version of a game has a modern-day framing device, in which the descendant of the Assassins relives the life of their ancestors via using a device called as The Animus. The Animus is capable of tapping into genetic memory.”
While it’s been a record that the video game adaptations have a terrible box office record but from the inception, “Assassin’s Creed” is looking promising. With the amazing reviews “Macbeth” got from the Cannes, it is for sure that the team is not going to work in any less spectrum. And with around 3 million fans of the game, if half of them will show up in the theatres, then the film is a hit.
The film is still in the pre-production and we will be updating you when any other official news will come from Lionsgate.