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Assassin's Creed movie eyes Justin Kurzel as director

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on 30 April 2014

According to Variety, New Regency has approached Justin Kurzel with regards to directing the forthcoming movie adaptation of Assassin’s Creed.

The site claims that Michael Fassbender, who is attached to star in the historical action-adventure flick, is pushing for Kurzel’s involvement in the project.

Interestingly, Kurzel is finishing up on Macbeth, which also stars Fassbender alongside Marion Cotilllard.

Assassin’s Creed’s script was recently given a reworking by Michael Lesslie. The movie is scheduled to open in cinemas in August 2015.