The release of the Assassin’s Creed movie, starring Michael Fassbender, is inching ever closer – as such, we now have a batch of shiny new images to pore over.
The new pictures – courtesy of Playlist – focus on the Assassin Aguilar, one of two characters played by the Oscar-nominated Fassbender.
Check a few of ’em out below – our boy is looking pretty hardcore as he enjoys the noble pursuits: horse riding, archery, and… beard having.
Assassin’s Creed is directed by Justin Kurzel, and stars Fassbender as Aguilar and Callum Lynch, as well as Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, and Michael Kenneth Williams.
As with the games, the film has a timey-wimey plot in which the modern-day Lynch is forced to delve into the life of his assassin ancestor from the Spanish Inquisition.
The whole thing is orchestrated by a shady corporation in aid of… something – I dunno. Like I said, it’s complicated, but there’ll be plenty of sword fighting and parkour, so that’s cool.
Check out the trailer below to whet your appetite.
The Assassin’s Creed movie hits cinemas December 21, 2016. In other AC news, Ubisoft recently announced a remastered collection focusing on popular killer Ezio Auditore.
Ewan Moore is a journalist at UNILAD Gaming who still quite hasn’t gotten out of his mid 00’s emo phase. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BA in Journalism & Media Studies (thanks for asking), he went on to do some freelance words for various places, including Kotaku, Den of Geek, and TheSixthAxis, before landing a full time gig at UNILAD in 2016.