It was a very merry Christmas weekend for one space-set blockbuster, and a not so happy opening for another. Disney/LucasFilm’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story crossed $500m global total after 12 days of release, adding $96.1m domestically over the four-day weekend.
Assassin’s Creed stars Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotill Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson and Michael K. Williams. The film opens in theaters worldwide on December 21, 2016.
Michael Fassbender leads the cast of Assassin’s Creed and is joined by Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises, Inception), Michael K. Williams (“The Wire,” Paul Feig’s upcoming Ghostbusters), Jeremy Irons (“The Borgias”) and Brendan Gleeson (Edge of Tomorrow). Justin Kurrzel (Macbeth) is directing the film.
According to Deadline, Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune, “The Borgias,” upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) and acclaimed actor Brendan Gleeson (Edge of Tomorrow, Calvary) will join Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard in 20th Century Fox’s Assassin’s Creed movie. Irons will be playing Cotillard’s father, while Gleeson plays Fassbender’s dad.
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 Assassin’s Creed movie opens in theaters worldwide on December 21st, 2016.
Deadline is reporting that Oscar-winning and 2015 Oscar-nominated actress Marion Cotillard has signed on to join the film in an undisclosed role, which will not only reunite her with Fassbender from their upcoming adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, but also with that film’s director, Justin Kurzel.