EXCLUSIVE Assassin's Creed movie image shows Fassbender's hooded hero in action

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Eagle vision on? Good. Here's a behind the scenes look at Michael Fassbender in the Assassin's Creed movie. This exclusive image - see it in all its uncropped glory below - from the new issue of Total Film magazine shows Fassbender in action as the Spanish Inquisition battling Aguilar. 

The movie was shot on a number of locations as director Justin Kurzel quested to bring a sense of realism to proceedings. From Malta to Almeria in Spain, the shoot constantly put the actors through their paces. 

Not only did stuntman Damien Walters swan dive 125ft for a real life leap of faith but Kurzel has even decided to shoot all the 15th century regressions in their native language of Spanish. Yep, the Assassin's Creed movie's historical sequences will have subtitles. Other hidden blade related news this week includes the fact that the Assassin's Creed movie's robot claw Animus might end up in the games

This image can be found in the new issue of Total Film magazine out today, along with three other exclusive images and interviews with director Justin Kurzel and stars Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, and Jeremy Irons. Pick it up today or subscribe so you never miss and issue. 

Louise Blain

Louise Blain is a journalist and broadcaster specialising in gaming, technology, and entertainment. She is the presenter of BBC Radio 3’s monthly Sound of Gaming show and has a weekly consumer tech slot on BBC Radio Scotland. She can also be found on BBC Radio 4, BBC Five Live, Netflix UK's YouTube Channel, and on The Evolution of Horror podcast. As well as her work on GamesRadar, Louise writes for NME, T3, and TechRadar. When she’s not working, you can probably find her watching horror movies or playing an Assassin’s Creed game and getting distracted by Photo Mode.