Assassin’s Greed Trailer and cast

“Laa shay’a waqi’un mutlaq bale kouloun moumkin.

(“Nothing is true, everything is permitted” in Arabic.)”
―The Assassins’ Creed.

The Order believes in a strong set of values that strictly govern their way of life, referred to as “the Creed”. This Creed consists of three tenets:

  1. “Stay your blade from the flesh of an innocent.”
  2. “Hide in plain sight, be one with the crowd.”
  3. “Never compromise the Brotherhood.”

These tenets permeated every aspect of the Assassins’ daily life, as well as their fight for “peace in all things”. The Assassins carry out their duties through political, strategic assassination, in the hope that killing one individual will lead to the salvation of thousands. They also believe that they fight on the behalf of those who do not possess the abilities, resources, or knowledge to speak out against those who abuse their power

 

The Assassin Order has opposed tyrants and oppressors alike, priding itself as a “champion of the poor” and downtrodden, while assuming ideals such as equality and freedom and other principles associated with human rights. Though these principles may encourage the view that the Assassins are, like their sworn enemies the Templars, founded on a distinct set of ideals, at its roots, the Assassins’ philosophy is grounded not in idealism, but in rationalism and epistemology, with the unique viewpoint that before one devises a specific code of ethics or belief system, one must first approach the world from a chiefly scientific standpoint, un-tempered by biases or such subjective products as morality or faith. To an Assassin, knowledge should be obtained first and foremost through strict objective reasoning, but this method is disrupted by each individual’s fundamental dependency on his or her own senses to acquire information. These senses can be deceived in some measure, or otherwise will never convey the precise intrinsic quality of an object. Consequently, they are rendered unreliable, with the end result being that “true” or “full” objectivity is, as Altaïr argued, unreachable. The driving theory behind the Assassin’s creed is thus that “one can only know that one knows nothing,” a handicap corroborated by the Precursor Juno, who cited this as a defect of humans.

 

                                           Cast

Marion Cotillard Marion Cotillard
Dr. Sophia Rikkin
Michael Fassbender Michael Fassbender
Callum Lynch / Aguilar
Essie Davis Essie Davis
Mary Lynch
Jeremy Irons Jeremy Irons
Alan Rikkin
Brendan Gleeson Brendan Gleeson
Joseph
Charlotte Rampling Charlotte Rampling
Michael Kenneth Williams Michael Kenneth Williams
Moussa / Baptiste
Ariane Labed Ariane Labed
Maria
Denis Ménochet Denis Ménochet
Abstergo Head of Security
Callum Turner Callum Turner
Nathan
Octavia Selena Alexandru Octavia Selena Alexandru
Lara
Brian Gleeson Brian Gleeson
Young Joseph
Matias Varela Matias Varela
Emir / Yusuf
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