After languishing in development for the past four years, Universal Pictures and Working Title are moving forward with their adaptation of Jo Nesbø's The Snowman. The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Michael Fassbender is in talks to star, most likely in the lead role of Detective Harry Hole, although his character is not specified. The book was released in 2007, and is the seventh installment of the author's Harry Hole novel series.
The story centers on Oslo, Norway detective Harry Hole, who starts investigating a missing person's case involving a young boy's mother. The only thing she left behind is a red scarf, which has been wrapped around a snowman that mysteriously appeared in their front yard. As Harry continues to dig deeper and deeper into the case, he starts noticing connections between married women who have gone missing, and the first snowfall of the year.Read More
Before he returns as Magneto in next year's X-Men: Apocalypse, Michael Fassbender takes on a beloved William Shakespeare story in the upcoming adaptation Macbeth. Following the international trailer released back in June, The Weinstein Company has debuted the first domestic trailer for Macbeth, debuting in select theaters December 4. The drama will go up against Universal's horror-comedy Krampus, Fox Searchlight's Youth and Cohen Media Group's documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut.
From the producers of The King's Speech comes the feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth (Michael Fassbender) whose ambitious wife (Marion Cotillard) urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king. A thrilling interpretation of the dramatic realities of the times and a truthful reimagining of what wartime must have really been like for one of Shakespeare's most famous and compelling characters, a story of all-consuming passion and ambition set in war-torn 11th Century Scotland.Read More
Aymar Azaizia also confirmed a report from last year, that revealed Michael Fassbender is actually playing two characters, Michael Lynch in present-day scenes, and his descendant from the Spanish Inquisition, an assassin named Aguilar de Agarorobo. It was revealed yesterday that his present-day character is actually Callum Lynch, who was created specifically for the movie adaptation. He also confirmed that the video game character Abstergo will be seen in the movie, but it isn't clear who is playing him yet.
Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day. Assassin's Creed also stars Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard in the female lead, along with Ariane Labed and Michael K. Williams.Read More
Finally! Meet Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch in Assassin's Creed. New Regency and 20th Century Fox just revealed the first look at the actor in their upcoming video game adaptation. Thanks to Yahoo! Movies, we can better prepare for Assassin's Creed, which promises to be one of 2016's biggest blockbuster hits, and has the potential to ignite a franchise.
Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day. Assassin's Creed also stars Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard in the female lead.Read More
X-Men: Apocalypse is said to bring an end to the trilogy that started with 2011's X-Men: First Class and continued in last year's X-Men: Days of Future Past. The cast shared between all three films are reportedly done with the franchise, with Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult earlier confirming that they will not likely be back in future movies. The same was thought to be true of Michael Fassbender's Magneto and James McAvoy's Charles Xavier, as their contracts are running out, too. But a new rumor claims that both actors have signed on for more movies.
Both Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy have expressed interest in carrying their Mutant leader characters into the future, with neither ever stating they were officially done with the popular franchise, which kicked off in 2000 with X-Men. The rumor claims that both actors signed new deals this past weekend, just as Channing Tatum solidified his Gambit deal, which has the actor locked in for addition X-Men movies. It isn't known how many more movies either Michael Fassbender or James McAvoy will appear in. But it's clear that neither will die in X-Men: Apocalypse, which some fans have been speculating on.Read More
Before he returns as Mutant villain Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse, Michael Fassbender will take on a much more classic role in the latest version of Macbeth. Arriving shortly after we got our first look at the actor in 2 Macbeth clips, we know get our first full-blown introduction to the Lord who will be king! StudioCanal has released the UK trailer for Macbeth, and it promises to be the most exciting retelling of William Shakespeare yet!
Directed by Justin Kurzel, Macbeth is a completely new adaptation of William Shakespeare's period tragedy. The story will retain the play's 11th century setting and will use the original dialogue. Michael Fassbender stars the devious Macbeth, a Scottish lord who will stop at nothing to become King.Read More