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The Assassin's Creed movie won't hit cinemas on August 7, 2015 as planned, after Twentieth Century Fox removed the big screen adaptation from next year's summer schedule. As Variety reports, Fox didn't set a new date for the film, with reshuffles instead seeing Marvel's long-speculated Deadpool mov...

September 19th 2014 at 6:30am 0 Comments
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We've known for a while that Ubisoft was planning to bring the manic, mush-mouthed Rabbids to the silver screen, but we now learn that the gaming giant has tapped Sony Pictures to aid in the attempt. "Sony Pictures has tremendous experience developing hybrid live-action-and-animated blockbusters f...

February 10th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft Motion Pictures, the film wing at the Ubisoft estate, has announced a new movie based on upcoming game Watch Dogs. The film, called a thriller in the announcement, is being developed in collaboration with Sony Pictures and New Regency Productions. If this all sounds familiar, it's because...

August 20th 2013 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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The screenplay for the forthcoming Assassin's Creed movie, which was originally penned by English playwright Michael Lesslie, is being rewritten by screenwriter Scott Frank, whose previous authorial credits include The Wolverine, Minority Report and Marley & Me. He also wrote one episode of The...

August 16th 2013 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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New Regency Films and Ubisoft Motion Pictures' Assassin's Creed movie collaboration will hit theaters May 22, 2015, according to Box Office Mojo. Starring Michael Fassbender, the movie concerns "a man who learns his ancestors were trained assassins after he is kidnapped by a secret org with ties to...

May 18th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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The Assassin's Creed movie is getting some backstage class by tapping English playwright Michael Lesslie to adapt the screenplay. Lesslie's previous writing work includes Prince of Denmark, which was performed at the National Theatre in 2012, short films such as Skirt, and an acclaimed adaptation o...

January 15th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The Assassin's Creed feature film has taken one more sneaky baby step toward production: Ubisoft Motion Pictures has picked a partner company. New Regency Productions, which names Fight Club, Free Willy and Mr. and Mrs. Smith among its works, will partner with Ubisoft on the film, beginning with th...

October 22nd 2012 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Today's news about the often spoken of but never seen Assassin's Creed film adaptation brought word that Prometheus star Michael Fassbender is playing the starring role (Fassbender's DMC Film is also being tapped for co-production). Between his leading man role and the film's description – "a...

July 9th 2012 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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When he's not playing a cold, conniving artificial man, Michael Fassbender is sharpening his hidden blade (and his hidden check book). Not because he's way into hidden knives (he isn't, as far as we know), but because he'll be playing the starring role in an upcoming Assassin's Creed film adaptatio...

July 9th 2012 at 9:25am 0 Comments
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Still no word on whether Sony has managed to finalize its buzz-generating deal with Ubisoft Motion Pictures to create a movie franchise based on the adventures of Desmond and friends, but it looks as though the entertainment megalith is feeling pretty good about the situation, based on a massive...

October 23rd 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments