20th Century Fox have invested a lot of money in Assassin’s Creed being the first video-game adaptation to truly crack the mainstream cinema audience. Based on Ubisoft’s hugely successful action-adventure game series, ‘Assassin’s Creed’ has been directed by Justin Kurzel and stars Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch, who discovers that his ancestor Aguilar was an Assassin from 15th century Spain. With a cast that includes Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Michael K. Williams, Jeremy Irons, and Brendan Gleeson and a budget of anywhere between $150 and $200 million there are clearly huge expectations for ‘Assassin’s Creed’.
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The new biopic Steve Jobs doesn’t necessarily paint a flattering portrait of the late tech visionary. As played by Michael Fassbender, Jobs is often portrayed as cold and calculating, a businessman so determined to succeed that his colleagues, friends, and family members suffer as a result. Still, the director and cast of the film have nothing but the utmost respect for the former Apple and Pixar CEO, who passed away in 2011. “He’s like Henry Ford, but multiplied by a thousand,” said Fassbender, referencing the Ford Motor Company auto innovator (watch above).
Michael Stuhlbarg, Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet in ‘Steve Jobs’ (Universal) Steve Jobs was the master of launching a new product, but now, his friends and family are doing their best to throw cold water on the premiere of the new film about the late Apple co-founder. According to a new report in the Wall Street Journal, Jobs’s wife and Apple colleagues have been unhappy with Steve Jobs, a new film written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle.