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Yes, you did read that right. Or, more appropriately ‘Si.’ All of the historical sequences of the Assassin’s Creed movie have been shot //in Spanish//. While the split between history and modern day is reversed in comparison to the games and there’s more in the 21st century than the 15th, this is still a big surprise. Hello, subtitles.

“I just love the fact [production company] New Regency embraced it,” director Justin Kurzel explains in the new issue of Total Film magazine. “We did play around with English as well, but it was really obvious what you wanted as soon as you went back and started speaking beautiful Spanish. It really adds an exoticness and richness to the film.”

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