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The Assassin's Creed Movie Cast Updates: Producer and Actor Michael Fassbender may not be part of the picture, film to differ from game plot with original storyline

July 17
9:32 AM 2014

The Assassin's Creed, an upcoming film produced by Ubisoft Motion Pictures and Frank Marshall, is scheduled to be released on August 7, 2015. Michael Fassbender, who was supposed to produce and star in the upcoming movie, has left the project due to lack of updates from the studio, reports

Earlier in an interview Fassbender said that he is excited about the film adaption of a video game and the idea behind it, reports

"Assassin's,' I'm so happy with. I can't say anything more, but for a video game, the concept behind it, this idea of DNA memory, it is so interesting," he said.

According to, Assassin's Creed will differ from the game plot and will have a original storyline. "The movie will be a thriller in vein of the "Da Vinci" code movies and that it would feature no parkour sequences and the action scenes are similar to the ones shown on the Bourne movies," states the report.

Desmond Miles, Altair, Ezio Auditore and other features assassins in the Assassin's Creed game will not appear in the movie but they would be referenced in the film.

The motion picture is based on the video game Assassin's Creed II. It centres around the father of the game's main character Ezio Auditore de Firenze, states Wikipedia.

The movie will be co-written by Adam Cooper and Bill Collage, who wrote the script for the upcoming movie Exodus: Gods and Monsters. The Assassin's Creed will be distributed by 20th Century Fox. 

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