20th Century Fox has released a second trailer for Assassin’s Creed, the movie adaptation of the hit video game series of the same name. The first trailer was released back in May.
This new trailer is longer than the first trailer and dives more into the time when the character Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) is getting acquainted with the mysterious corporation Abstergo and their virtual reality machine the Animus, mixed with some glimpses of his time inside the Animus itself where he experiences the life of his ancestor, the assassin Aguilar, over 500 years in the past.
You can read an official plot synopsis for the movie and watch the new trailer below.
Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day.
ASSASSIN’S CREED stars Academy Award® nominee Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past, 12 Years a Slave) and Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises, La Vie en Rose). The film is directed by Justin Kurzel (Snowtown, Macbeth); produced by New Regency, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, DMC Films and Kennedy/Marshall; co-financed by RatPac Entertainment and Alpha Pictures; and distributed by 20th Century Fox.
The movie is a reunion for stars Fassbender and Cotillard with director Kurzel, who worked with the two actors in the recent adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Joining them on the cast is Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Michael K. Williams, Ariane Labed, Brian Gleeson, and Callum Turner. Kurzel directs the movie from a screenplay written by Bill Collage, Adam Cooper, and Michael Lesslie.
Assassin’s Creed is set to open in theaters everywhere this holiday season on December 21st, 2016.