Papa Vinyard here, now here's a little somethin' for ya...
That ASSASSIN'S CREED movie is still scheduled to be released on August 7th, 2015, but the film is still taking forever to gain headway, and has yet to even sign a director. The latest rumor, which first popped up on TwitchFilm, is that SAFE HOUSE director Daniel Espinosa will make it his next film after the Tom Hardy/Noomi Rapace thriller CHILD 44. If he's going to knock this film out in the next year and a half, he has to wrap up that film first, and then immediately jump on this full time. If he ends up being more than a hired gun, and actually wants major script/pre-production input, don't be surprised to see this pushed back immediately following (or perhaps accompanying) an official announcement of his hiring.
There's a chance that this rumor has little basis in truth, or that Espinosa was just a name that was bounded about as a possibility, but if Fassbender wants to travel back in time onscreen by next summer (which he may after he gets that 12 YEARS A SLAVE Razzie…), they're going to need a director like, um, nowish.
Just don't call Brett Ratner to get this thing past the finish line. Yes, your movie will get done, but it won't be nothin' worth bein' proud of, trust me.
ASSASSIN'S CREED is scheduled to be released on August 7th, 2015, but we'll see about all that now.