20th Century Fox has shared the first look at its forthcoming theatrical adaption of the Assassin’s Creed video game franchise. The film, due in theaters December 21st, 2016, stars Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Michael K. Williams, and Jeremy Irons. Justin Kurzel served as director.
Fassbender plays Callum Lynch, who discovers that his ancestor Aguilar, from 15th century Spain, was an Assassin. Callum relives Aguilar’s memories to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to confront the Templars — age-old enemies of the Assassins — in the present day.
The trailer, embedded above, comes soundtracked by Kanye West’s “I Am A God”.