Michael Fassbender For Assassin's Creed Movie
Acclaimed actor to star in and produce video game adaptation...
And according to Variety, the Prometheus star is also set to co-produce the film, which tells the story of a barman who is kidnapped by the Knights Templar and discovers he is a descendant of notorious assassins.
The game franchise has sold 30 million units since it was launched in 2007 and the next instalment, Assassin's Creed III, will be released in October.
"Michael Fassbender was our first choice," said Ubisoft Motion Pictures CEO Jean-Julien Baronnet. "Michael is an extremely smart, talented, versatile and committed actor."