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Over the summer we heard Prometheus star Michael Fassbender had landed the lead role in Ubisoft's film adaptation of their video game, Assassin's Creed. Not only that, he was co-directing it as well. Then...nothing. Thankfully we can all breathe a big sigh of relief. The project is a go thanks to new financing.
Possibly terrifying, possibly exciting news is coming this way. The exciting part is that there's an Assassin's Creed movie coming down the pipe, and it's starring everyone's favorite creepy android, Michael Fassbender. The terrifying part is that, as with all video game movies, anything that sounds particularly good from the start has the potential to be an even bigger letdown. Maybe this time, finally, someone will be able to buck the bad-movie-about-a-video-game trend. Maybe.