Director, Justin Kurzel confirms: no Dues Ex Machina hay bales in ‘Assassin’s Creed’

If you’re a fan of the Assassin’s Creed universe, then you’d be more than aware of the trope of falling from a great height and landing comfortably in a bale of hay, dubbed the “Leap of Faith”. Now, this great height can vary from a couple of metres, to several-hundred stories on a whim.

Since this trope has come to be one of the franchise’s greatest critic, it’s to be expected that we won’t be seeing this specific adrenaline pumping, physics defying stunt in the movie.

In an interview with Gizmodo, director Justin Kurzel commented on the use of hay bales to brake an assassin’s fall;

“You’ll see a leap of faith, you won’t see it in a hay bale…It’ll end in a surprising way…I managed to find another way, in which an Assassin lands in the film.”

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It sounds like we’re going to see a nice nod to the old ways of faith-leaping, probably in the background after Michael Fassbender’s, Aguilar, recovers from the leap.

Assassin’s Creed lands in theatres December 21st starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, Directed by Justin Kurzel.

How do you think the leap of faith will end in Assassin’s Creed?

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Leaping into water seems like an obvious solution, however it does pose it’s own complications from a great height.

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6p8NptTLl8&list=WL&index=85&t=218s 

 

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Director, Justin Kurzel confirms: no Dues Ex Machina hay bales in ‘Assassin’s Creed’

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