A couple of years a go, Michael Fassbender was a relatively unknown actor. However, a whole spectrum of performances in recent movies like Inglourious Basterds, Jane Eyre, and X-Men: First Class changed all that. Ridley Scott’s new highly anticipated movie, Prometheus, has Fassbender playing an entirely different kind of role: an android named David.
One notable filmmaker speaking out is Steve McQueen (not the macho icon who himself was nominated for an Oscar), the British writer/director of Shame, who has a theory why his film’s lead actor, Michael Fassbender, was not nominated for Best Actor.
Fassbender says there was a time when he thought he was going a little “loopy” after immersing himself in the world of such a troubled individual.
It’s a risky undertaking to portray such a celebrated figure as psychologist Carl Jung, but as A Dangerous Method’s Michael Fassbender explains, it was all about channeling the influential doctor’s humor and ego.
“There’s nothing against Hollywood or Los Angeles but for me I just don’t find that I feel very creative there or get inspired.”
Here’s how to determine if you’ll want to see Jonah Hex: Do you like the DC comic it’s based on? Do you like Josh Brolin? Do you like explosions? Do you want to kill 80 minutes of your life? Then you will most likely want to see Jonah Hex. Everyone else, stay home. Josh Brolin stars as Jonah Hex – a civil war veteran turned bounty hunter with mystical powers that allow him to talk
“I think all of them can be pretty difficult, do you know what I mean?” – Michael Fassbender on Accents