Michael Fassbender to Narrate Formula One Documentary

FILM: Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender (CAA, the U.K.'s Troika) will produce and star in a film adaptation of the Ubisoft video game Assassin's Creed.

The actor's other upcoming projects include "Jane Got a Gun" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

Michael Fassbender, a longtime Formula One enthusiast, will narrate Exclusive Media's car racing documentary 1.

The action film, from Exclusive's documentary label Spitfire Pictures, Flat-Out Films and Diamond Docs, examines Formula One through never-before-seen archival footage and interviews, including with 12 world champions. Paul Crowder is directing.

Exclusive Media co-chairman Nigel Sinclair is producing 1 with Michael Shevloff and Crowder.

“We are honored that Michael has agreed to lend his voice to our film,” Sinclair and Shevloff said in a statement. "He is one of the most talented actors in the world today as well as being a Formula One fan. His charismatic and daring approach to acting lends itself perfectly to our story about a generation of risk takers in a glamorous and dangerous sport. We couldn’t be more excited."

Added Crowder: “Michael Fassbender is a brilliant and fearless actor who will bring all the passion and excitement of our action documentary to life. There is truly no better voice to tell this story."

Fassbender is a fan of speed and an avid motorcyclist. The actor's upcoming projects include X-Men: Days of Future Past and Jane Got a Gun, another Exclusive project.