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Assassin’s Creed Movie Pulls a Resident Evil, Reveals Totally New Lead Character

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That’s Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch, the all-new Templar fighter who will go back and forth between the present day and 15th-century Spain via the memories of his ancestor Aguilar.

Yes, present-day – I know the premise allows for it, but it sounds to me a lot like they’re trying to save money by not having the whole movie be a period piece. Still, Fassbender certainly looks the part.

The movie opens Dec. 21st, 2016, but parts of it will be out of focus and include some temp shots – the fully corrected version won’t be available to watch till months later. I mean, if they really want to recreate the game experience.

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