Ubisoft and New Regency has today announced that they are partnering to produce an all new motion picture based on the Assassin’s Creed video game series.
Ubisoft Motion Pictures, the film and television division of Ubisoft, will develop the Assassin’s Creed film in close collaboration with New Regency. The development of a screenplay is beginning immediately and the project is being fast tracked as the creative pieces come together, while allowing Ubisoft to maintain control of key elements of the movie’s creative direction. Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed.
What’s also interesting is that Ubisoft Motion Pictures have attached distinguished actor Michael Fassbender to the Assassin’s Creed film which hints that the movie is making progress.