According to a report by Variety, Michael Fassbender of ‘Prometheus’, ‘X-Men First Class’, and ‘300’-fame, will be taking on the leading-role in the upcoming Assassin’s Creed movie adaptation. Little is known about the project at this time, but Fassbender will be involved in the film as a co-producer in addition to his role. Jean-Julien Baronnet, the […]
Ubisoft Motion Pictures is already hard at working converting their IP into films, just two weeks after the new branch of French publisher Ubisoft was announced. While not directly making the films themselves, the studio has confirmed that final proposals have been drafted to take to Hollywood studios beginning this June. Speaking to Variety, UMP […]
With the name “Ubisoft Movie Studio”, one would think French video game developer Ubisoft had gone the Marvel Comics route and created their own movie studio to take their various IP to the screen. That doesn’t appear to be the full story, as The Los Angeles Times clarified Variety’s earlier report last week.
Ubisoft had already been experimenting with transmedia properties with its various multimedia incarnations of Assassin’s Creed, but the French video game developer/publisher is taking it one step further with the creation of Ubisoft Motion Pictures. The Paris-based film division is being headed by former CEO of EuropaCorp Jean-Julien Baronnet, with the express purpose of taking […]