Meet Callum Lynch, the protagonist of the upcoming Assassin’s Creed movie. Based on the popular video game series of the same title, the movie stars Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch. Fassbender’s character was created specifically for the film, the movie itself isn’t an adaptation of the existing games story but takes place within the same world with new characters.
In the movie, Lynch discovers he is 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’s poised to take on the oppressive Knights Templar in the present day.
The movie also stars Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises), Michael Kenneth Williams (12 Years a Slave), and Ariane Labed (Before Midnight) Filming for Assassin’s Creed is scheduled to start on Monday and is set to happen in Malta, London, and Spain.
Assassin’s Creed opens in theaters on December 21st 2016.