Assassin's Creed (2016)

Release Date

December 21st 2016

Cast and Crew

Directed by: Justin Kurzel

Produced by: Jean-Julien Baronnet, Patrick Crowley, Michael Fassbender, Frank Marshall, Conor McCaughan, Arnon Milchan

Based on: Assassin's Creed (videogame) by Ubisoft

Starring:

Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch and Aguilar de Nerha: Original characters created for the film, Lynch is a descendant of the Assassins, with genetic links to Aguilar, an Assassin in 15th century Spain.
Marion Cotillard as Sophia Rikkin: A daughter of Alan Rikkin and the leading scientist of the Animus project at Abstergo Foundation.
Jeremy Irons as Alan Rikkin: A visionary CEO of Abstergo Industries and, particularly, his private Madrid-based organization Abstergo Foundation dedicated to the "perfection" of humankind, and the father of Sophia. Previously appeared in the first Assassin's Creed game.
Brendan Gleeson as Callum Lynch's father.
Michael K. Williams as Moussa and Baptiste: Moussa is a descendant of Baptise, a Haitian Assassin who uses voodoo poison against his enemies. Baptise previously appeared in Assassin's Creed: Liberation.

Plot and Summary

Career criminal Callum Lynch is rescued from his own execution by Abstergo Industries, the modern-day incarnation of the Templar Order. He is forced to participate in the Animus Project and relive the memories of his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha, an Assassin during the Spanish Inquisition. As Lynch continues to experience Aguilar's memories, he begins to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to confront the Templars—age-old enemies of the Assassins—in the present day.

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