If you’ve been eagerly waiting for the release of the highly anticipated video game live action movie adaptation of Assassin’s Creed, then we have some news for you. It was recently unveiled that the film will run for a total of 120 minutes, so prepare to sit back with a bag of popcorn and a cold beverage, you’ll be in for a nice long haul.
When it comes to video game film adaptations, there has been far and few blockbuster hits that resonated with the core gaming audience. There seems to be a bigger push for these film adaptations recently and with the pleas to see a more accurate story from fans, there could be a resurgence in filmmakers truly working hard to bring something that will be pleasing to the franchises fans.
One of the upcoming and more highly anticipated video game films has been Assassin’s Creed. While the film will be set within the same universe as the video game franchise, gamers will be watching a brand new original story that will further expand the mythology. This film has been in the works since August of 2015 by director Justin Kurzel and stars Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, and Michael K. Williams.
As we inch closer and closer to December 21, 2016, release date, we’re finding out that the film will be running for 120 minutes excluding trailers and theater advertisements. This news comes directly from Empire Cinemas, a UK cinema chain. We’re interested in knowing if you plan on hitting the theaters when Assassin’s Creed releases and if two hours is long enough to truly represent an Assassin’s Creed story. Let us know by leaving a comment down below.