According to Deadline, Jeremy Irons and Brendan Gleeson are joining Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard in 20th Century Fox’s Assassin’s Creed. Jeremy Irons will play father to Marion Cotillard’s character, while Gleeson with play the assassin Callum Lynch’s (Fassbender) father.
Assassin’s Creed is based on the video game series of the same name. Callum Lynch discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. After gaining incredible knowledge and skills he’s poised to take on the oppressive Knights Templar in the present day.
Assassin’s Creed is set to hit theaters December 21st, 2016.