SAN DIEGO, CA – (July 10, 2015) – Today, Ubisoft debuted its animated short inspired by Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, directed by F. Gary Gray (STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON), at Comic-Con International: San Diego. The animated short was released during the Assassin’s Creed Syndicate panel in which Gray participated.
About the Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Panel
Friday, July 10 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate: It’s time for a bloody ruckus! Leave the swords behind and grab your brass knuckles as you rally the criminal underworld, bringing London’s corrupt leaders to their knees, as Britain’s first organized crime family in 1868. Panelists Paul Amos and Victoria Atkin, who play twin Master Assassins Jacob and Evie Frye, will give you a behind-the-scenes look at what it means to be a Master Assassin and a leader of a crime syndicate. Creative Director Marc-Alexis Cote will set the scene of Industrial Revolution London and how this gritty new time period is turning the world of Assassin’s Creed on its bloody ear. F. Gary Gray, director of the soon-to-be released Universal film, “STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON,” will lend his directorial expertise in the world premiere of an Assassin’s Creed-inspired animated short. Additionally, veteran comic book artist Pop Mhan will bring a superhero sensibility to animating Jacob, Evie and The Rooks. Join this panel for an exclusive look at the making of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. Welcome to the streets. Welcome to the struggle. Welcome to the family. Room 6BCF.
About F. Gary Gray
F. GARY GRAY is recognized as one of the industry’s most prolific and versatile directors, known for consistently pushing the envelope, spotting new trends and talent, and delivering innovative exciting entertainment to a diverse audience.
Gray is currently directing and producing the highly anticipated biopic Straight Outta Compton, which follows the birth of the gangsta rap group NWA. The film is produced by Gray (PGA), Dr. Dre and Ice Cube and is set to be released on August 14th by Universal Pictures.
Source: Press Release