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‘Assassin’s Creed’ TV Series Nabs ‘Die Hard’ and ‘The Fugitive’ Screenwriter

Assassin’s Creed, the 2016 film starring Michael Fassbender, may not have broken the video game curse, but now the same property is moving to television with a screenwriter who boasts an impressive action movie pedigree. Jeb Stuart, who co-wrote Die Hard and The Fugitive, among other films, has boarded Netflix’s new live-action Assassin’s Creed series. […]

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‘Rampage’ Director Brad Peyton Targets Action Thriller ‘Sniper Elite,’ ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Producer on Board (Exclusive)

Brad Peyton, who directed Dwayne Johnson movies “San Andreas” and “Rampage,” is attached to helm character-driven action thriller “Sniper Elite,” inspired by the stealth-shooter game franchise, which has sold more than 30 million units.The movie will see an elite Allied sniper, Karl Fairburne, engage in a cat-and-mouse chase through the streets of London at the […]

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‘Star Wars’ Enters New Era with Ubisoft’s Open World Video Game

A new “Star Wars” video game is being developed by Massive Entertainment, the Ubisoft-owned studio behind “The Division” franchise.Lucasfilm announced on Wednesday that the France-based Ubisoft would publish an open world “Star Wars” game, development of which will be headed by Massive Entertainment’s managing editor David Polfeldt and creative director Julian Gerighty. Specific details about […]

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Daily Podcast: Assassin’s Creed TV Shows, The Conjuring 3, Jon Stewart, Y: The Last Man, The Suicide Squad

On the October 28, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and TV news, including a new suite of Assassin’s Creed TV shows, Jon Stewart’s return to the small screen, The Conjuring […]

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‘True History of the Kelly Gang’ Trailer Features a Vicious George MacKay

Director Justin Kurzel has made a name for himself crafting immaculately styled, violent, brutal examinations of masculinity — from Snowtown to Macbeth to, yes, Assassin’s Creed. His latest, True History of the Kelly Gang, has a brand new trailer: and judging by the desaturated visuals and Australian men losing their absolute mind, Kurzel is effectively […]

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