The Malta Film Commission has announced that filming has commenced in Malta on Justin Kurzel’s film adaptation of the popular video game series “Assassin’s Creed”.
The story deals with a revolutionary technology that unlocks genetic memories. Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain.
He soon learns 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. Ariane Labed, Michael K. Williams, Carlos Bardem and Denis Menochet also star.
‘Creed’ marks the eighth major production this year to shoot in Malta. New Regency, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, DMC Films and Kennedy/Marshall will produce and 20th Century Fox will distribute the film which opens worldwide on December 21st 2016.
Source: The Malta Film Commission