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Michael Fassbender Highlighted In Striking ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Painting

michael fassbender as assassin creed Michael Fassbender Highlighted In Striking Assassins Creed Painting

Fluorine Spark has painted this top-notch portrait for  ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ New Regency and Ubisoft Motion Pictures’ big-screen take on the popular Ubisoft video game that has Michael Fassbender set to star. Ubisoft’s Eli Richbourg, Frank Marshall, Fassbender and his partner Connor McCaughan are producing.

The plot for ‘Assassin’s Creed’ centers on a bartender who is captured by a secret corporation and sent back in time to relive the memories of his ancestors – all of them assassins – and retrieve ancient artifacts.Two years ago Ubisoft invested in launching UMP (Ubisoft Motion Pictures), headed by Jean-Julien Baronnet, former CEO of Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp, to adapt the company’s games into films, TV shows and digital projects. Adaptions of the games ‘Splinter Cell’ and ‘Ghost Recon’ are also in the works, with Tom Hardy set to lead ‘Splinter Cell’ and Michael Bay attached to produce with an eye to direct, depending on scheduling and the script, ‘Ghost Recon.’

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