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"Assassin's Creed," "Shedd" Get Directors

By Garth Franklin Wednesday January 22nd 2014 11:46PM

Swedish director Daniel Espinosa ("Safe House," "Easy Money") is reportedly being sought to direct the upcoming film adaptation of the "Assassin's Creed" video game series at 20th Century Fox.

Michael Fassbender is attached to star in and produce the film which is currently scheduled for 2015 release.

Meanwhile, Oscar winner John Kahrs ("Paperman") is tipped to direct "Shedd" for Paramount Pictures' animation division.

Tripper Clancy is writing the script based on an original idea by Adam Goodman. The storyline is being kept under wraps.

Sources: Twitchfilm & Variety

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