Games Radar recently reported (and got us excited) about Michael Fassbender’s (“Prometheus”, “X‑Men: Days of Future Past”) first shot as Aguilar. What’s the latest on the movie, you say? We got the freshest updates on “Assassin’s Creed”, so read on for more details.
The movie adaptation of Ubisoft’s video game has instigated filming in the country, although there have been no sightings of Fassbender yet. (via Malta Today)
According to Malta’s Tourism Minister Edward Zammit, this is the 8th production (major) this year, which shows how the government’s embraced approach is procuring and guaranteeing the steadiness of succeeding projects.
“This is the fastest growing economic niche in the Maltese economy and we are working hard to keep the momentum.” he said.
According to Film Commissioner Engelbert Grech, it’s a huge accomplishment for Malta to attract such a film with an enormous production as this. It has made Malta into a main location for filming.
Here are some photos of the set, looking all cool and “assassin-y”:
The movie revolves around an innovative technology that unleashes genetic memories. This leads Fassbender ‘s character, Callum Lynch to experience the explorations of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain.
Callum realizes he is of Assassin descent, an enigmatic clandestine society, and accumulates unbelievable understanding and abilities to undertake the tyrannical and influential Templar organization in the present.
The movie also stars Marion Cotillard (“Inception”, “The Dark Knight Rises”).
The movie is directed by Justin Kurzel (“Macbeth”, “Snowtown”), with producers New Regency, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, DMC Films, and Kennedy/Marshall, with 20th Century Fox as distributor.
“Assassin’s Creed” hits theaters on December 21, 2016.
Photo Source: Facebook/Assassins Creed Movie 2016