Assassin’s Creed International Trailer: Jeremy Irons Recaps the Video Games

Should you find yourself eager to see the upcoming Assassin’s Creed movie but without any knowledge of its video game basis, 20th Century Fox has you covered. In a new international trailer, Jeremy Irons does his best to explain the basic plot of the games. Check it out in the player below!

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Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day.

Assassin’s Creed stars Academy Award nominee Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past, 12 Years a Slave) and Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises, La Vie en Rose). The film is directed by Justin Kurzel (Snowtown, Macbeth); produced by New Regency, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, DMC Films and Kennedy/Marshall; co-financed by RatPac Entertainment and Alpha Pictures; and distributed by 20th Century Fox.

Assassin’s Creed co-stars Brendan Gleeson and Michael K. Williams. The film opens in theaters worldwide on December 21, 2016.