January 22, 2014
Fox Looking At Daniel Espinosa To Direct Michael Fassbender In ASSASSIN'S CREED?
TwitchFilm reports that 20th Century Fox is considering Swedish director Daniel Espinosa to direct their live-action Assassin's Creed film, which has Michael Fassbender attached to star and produce. The film's script (originally penned by Michael Lesslie) is undergoing rewrites by Scott Frank, best known for writing scripts such as Minority Report, Out of Sight, The Lookout, Get Shorty and The Wolverine. Creed has a set release date of August 7th, 2015 with an expectation to begin production sometime in 2014.
Daniel has a history of making action-packed thrillers such as Snabba Cash and Safe House, his next film Child 44 starring Tom Hardy is a Soviet Union era serial killer mystery. This wouldn't be the first time Daniel Espinosa was on the radar at Fox for a genre project, he was once in the running to direct both X-Men First Class and The Wolverine.