London, UK — November 4th, 2016 — Ubisoft®, a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, announced two new books in anticipation of “Assassin’s Creed”, opening in theaters worldwide starting from December 21, 2016. These books will allow longtime fans and newcomers alike to delve deeper into the world of Assassin’s Creed®.
Assassin’s Creed: The Official Film Tie-In
Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organisation in the present day.
Available end of year in the United Kingdom, distributed by Penguin Random House
Assassin’s Creed Into the Animus – Official Movie Artbook
This special behind-the-scenes book chronicles the making of “Assassin’s Creed” in vivid detail, from the incredible design of fifteenth-century Spain to the challenge of recreating iconic characters and places, such as Abstergo Industries, in an entirely new medium. Packed with exclusive art and stunning unit photography, the book also showcases the incredible fight and parkour choreography that has become a beloved staple of the franchise, as well as interviews with the costume, set designers and film stars Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard.
Available end of year in the United Kingdom, distributed by Titan Books
Starring Academy Award® nominee Michael Fassbender and Academy Award®winner Marion Cotillard, “Assassin’s Creed” introduces a brand new story, location and time period. In the film, through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in fifteenth-century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organisation in the present day.
Inspired by Ubisoft’s blockbuster video game franchise, “Assassin’s Creed” is directed by Justin Kurzel, produced by New Regency Productions, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, DMC Films and The Kennedy/Marshall Company; co-financed by RatPac Entertainment and Alpha Pictures; and distributed by 20th Century Fox.
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Watch_Dogs, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman and Far Cry. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2015-16 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,394 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com .
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