Michael Fassbender on Assassin’s Creed: “I think the film took itself too seriously”

Michael Fassbender on Assassin's Creed
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The actor gives his opinion on Justin Kurzel’s feature film.

On the occasion of the rebroadcast ofAssassin’s Creed on TFX, we are reposting an excerpt from an interview with Michael fassbender dated May 2017. At the time of release ofAlien: Covenant, the actor explained to the journalists of Movie’n’co why, according to him, the film of Justin kurzel received a mixed reception, both from critics and fans of the video game franchise.

Of course, it was not ideal. For me, we missed an opportunity. So we’ll just wait and see what Ubisoft plans to do next. But for now, I have no idea. I would have made the film more entertaining, it is essential in my opinion. I think he took himself too seriously and I would have taken the action faster. There are three beginnings in the film, and it’s a mistake “, declares Fassbender.

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