Warcraft was met with a mixed response upon release earlier this month, dividing fans and critics alike, so now everyone’s hoping that Assassin’s Creed is the video game adaptation which finally helps the genre turn a corner. Whether or not it will be obviously remains to be seen, but the featurette above certainly points to it being one of 2016’s more exciting blockbusters.
In the newly released video, we learn more about the character played by Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Apocalypse) and get to see plenty of great behind the scenes footage of the awesome stunts which definitely appear to do the video game series justice. The best part? There’s no sign of Kanye West, after the rapper’s music pretty much ruined Assassin’s Creed first trailer for some.
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For those who don’t know, the film is set to focus on Callum Lynch after he discovers that he’s a descendant of the secret Assassins society through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. After gaining incredible knowledge and skills, he then looks set to take on the oppressive Knights Templar in the present day.
Assassin’s Creed also stars Marion Cotillard, Michael Kenneth Williams and Ariane Labed, and is currently set to be released on December 21st, 2016.