Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Michael K. Williams, Ariane Labed, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson
Action adventure based on the video game franchise of the same name and features an original story that expands the series’ mythology. Directed by Justin Kurzel and produced by Michael Fassbender, the story follows modern career criminal Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) who is rescued from his own execution by Abstergo Industries, the modern-day incarnation of the Templar Order.
Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and as he continues to experience Aguilar’s memories, he begins to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to confront the oppressive and powerful Templars, age-old enemies of the Assassins, in the present day.REVIEWS
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Rikkin: The history of the world is the history of violence. Mankind seems intent on destroying itself. But there is an artifact, known as the apple of Eden. With it, any impulse towards independence or rebellion will be crushed.
Rikkin: We’ve traced the protectors of the artifact. All the bloodlines have died out, bar one. His name is Callum Lynch.
Rikkin: His name is Callum Lynch. We’ve traced his bloodline back five hundred years to the Assassin’s Creed.
Callum Lynch: Are you here to save my soul?
Father Raymond: I understand it’s your birthday.
Callum Lynch: Yeah. The party’s just getting started.
Sophia Rikkin: [to Callum] I’m Dr. Sofia Rikkin. I’m here to help you, and you’re here to help me.
Callum Lynch: Where am I?
Sophia Rikkin: At 6 pm yesterday evening you were executed and pronounced dead. You no longer exist.
Callum Lynch: What kind of prison is this?
Sophia Rikkin: It’s not a prison.
Sophia Rikkin: Who are you people?
Callum Lynch: We know everything about you, Cal.
Sophia Rikkin: Cal, does anyone in the world knows or cares you no longer exist?
Callum Lynch: What is this place?
Sophia Rikkin: This is your second chance.
Callum Lynch: What is this?
Sophia Rikkin: I’m sorry, Cal, this is not the way I like to do things.
Callum Lynch: Then don’t do it.
[he’s hooked up to the Animus Project making him yell in pain]
Callum Lynch: What do you want from me?
Sophia Rikkin: Your past. Listen to me carefully, Cal. You’re about to enter the Animus. What you’re about to see, hear and feel are the memories of someone who’s been dead for five hundred years.
Callum Lynch: Wait a minute!
Abstergo Technician: Synchronization achieved.
Sophia Rikkin: Commence regression.
Sophia Rikkin: Welcome to the Spanish Inquisition.
Callum Lynch: What I saw in there, it felt real.
Sophia Rikkin: It was.
Rikkin: [to Callum] We’ve been looking for something, and we need you to get it for us.
Joseph Lynch: [to Callum] You give them the apple and they win. The Templars will use it to destroy us.
Moussa: [to Callum] They’re watching you waiting to see who you are.
Rikkin: I believe you are destined for great things.
Callum Lynch: Let’s find out.
Callum Lynch: I’m beginning to like this.
Moussa: What now, pioneer?
Callum Lynch: We fight.
Callum Lynch: We work in the dark to serve the light. We are assassins.
Assassin’s Creed is set for release in the US December 21st and UK January 1st.