Tag: michael fassbender

Michael Fassbender on Finding a Character: “If I can make them logical to myself, then I apply them, and that’s really it”

Fassbender talks about his parents' concern about his action aspirations and why he reject the idea that he is an "intelligent actor."

Screenplay: ‘Macbeth’

After murdering King Duncan (David Thewlis) and seizing the throne, Macbeth (Michael Fassbender) becomes consumed with guilt and paranoia as the tyrannical ruler of Scotland.

Screenplay: John Maclean’s Slow West

A bounty hunter (Michael Fassbender) keeps his true motive a secret from the naive Scottish teenager (Kodi Smit-McPhee) he's offered to serve as bodyguard and guide while the youth searches for his beloved in 1800s Colorado.

Watch: Conversations with ‘Steve Jobs’ Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet

Fassbender and Winslet talk about working with a script by Aaron Sorkin, rehearsing with Boyle, and whether or not Winslet will do Broadway in order to complete her EGOT.

Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Steve Jobs’

'Steve Jobs' takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter.

Michael Fassbender on ‘Steve Jobs’ and Aaron Sorkin’s Words

“It really was me spending time with the script. Whether we were rehearsing together as an ensemble and with Danny [Boyle] or myself at home." - Michael Fassbender on 'Steve Jobs'

Michael Fassbender on Macbeth the “Massive Insight” He Found in How He Was Going to Play Him

Fassbender views Macbeth's tortured visions as Shakespeare's take on PTSD.

Jeff Daniels on Aaron Sorkin’s Dialogue and Working with Michael Fassbender in ‘Jobs’

"You’ve got to get those lines so embedded inside you that it’s second nature." - Jeff Daniels on working with Aaron Sorkin

Seth Rogen on Portraying Steve Wozniak, Aaron Sorkin’s Screenplay and Being “Blown Away” by Michael Fassbender

"It would almost take me out of it at times because of how good it was. Like something in my brain would go, 'Whoa, he’s really going for it.'" - Seth Rogen on Working with Michael Fassbender

New Trailer for ‘Steve Jobs’ Starring Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen and Kate Winslet

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

Tom Hardy on Fame, Acting School, and His ‘Mad Respect’ for Michael Fassbender

"Do what you love doing, do it well—everything should fit into place." - Tom Hardy

Movie Review: ‘Frank’ Starring Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Domnhall Gleeson

Frank, the new film starring Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Domnhall Gleeson, screened at this year’s SXSW Film Festival. It was high on my list of films I wanted to see and I tried everything I could to squeeze it into my schedule. But, I just couldn’t make it happen. Now that I’ve finally seen it, I’m thankful to the movie Gods that it didn’t work out because Frank stank. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson, Frank is about a wannabe musician named Jon (Gleeson) who, out of a twist of fate, joins a fringe pop band fronted by Frank (Fassbender). Frank ... Read more

Review: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

20th Century FOX should just give the keys to their X-Kingdom to Bryan Singer. Let him do whatever he wants with the series because clearly he’s the only one who can put mutants on film with any success. With the first X-Men and the terrific X2, he showed what he could do with these characters. Then the reigns were given to Brett Ratner who almost drove the franchise into the ground with his pathetic X3. Thankfully, the studio decided to re-boot the series with X-Men: First Class. Matthew Vaughn‘s film halfway there; casting the three leads (James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender ... Read more

Final Trailer for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’!

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. The beloved characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from the past, “X-Men: First Class,” in order to change a major historical event and fight in an epic battle that could save our future. Director: Bryan Singer Cast: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage and Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen. Evan Peters, Omar Sy  

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Trailer 2 Has Arrived!

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. The beloved characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “X-Men: First Class,” in an epic battle that must change the past — to save our future.

Screenplay: ’12 Years a Slave’

12 Years a Slave: Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northup, the New York State citizen who was kidnapped and made to work on a plantation in New Orleans in the 1800s.

’12 Years a Slave’ Featurette: Chiwetel Ejiofor on Research, Accent and His Emotional Journey

12 Years A Slave is excellent and Chiwetel Ejiofor is fantastic as Solomon Northrup, the free man who is kidnapped and sold back into slavery.  I can’t recommend this film enough. In this quick featurette, Ejifor talks about his emotional journey that went on while filming. Also, Michael Fassbender and Alfre Woodard are among the cast members interviewed who praise his work in the film. Check it out below!

Michael Fassbender Talks Building “David,” His Character in ‘Prometheus’

Fassbender recently chatted about his transformation into “David,” a new breed of android.

Charlize Theron Talks Working with Her ‘Prometheus’ Co-Stars: “We really just enjoyed asking all the big questions and not necessarily finding the answers”

Charlize Theron is starring in the highly anticipated sci-fi film, Prometheus, as Meredith Vickers and when speaking to Collider, she talked about working on the film and collaborating with Ridley Scott and co-stars Michael Fassbender and Guy Pearce