[UPDATE: Representatives from New Regency say they are not in contact with Espinosa and he is not attached to the film.
Has the upcoming big screen adaptation of Assassin's Creed
found its director? Though nothing has firmed up just yet there is persistent talk that the film's producers and backer New Regency have zeroed in on Swedish director Daniel Espinosa to take the helm.
Espinosa originally burst on to the Hollywood radar with his 2010 Swedish action thriller Snabba Cash
), a massive international hit which led to Espinosa taking the helm of Ryan Reynolds / Denzel Washington hit Safe House
while also launching its Swedish star Joel Kinnaman - now known for the US version of The Killing
and soon to be on screens as the lead in RoboCop
- to Hollywood stardom.
Currently scheduled for 2015 release Assassin's Creed
should be gearing up soon with Michael Fassbender attached to star and produce.
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