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Under The Shadow Leads National Film Awards Nominations

Iranian horror 'Under the Shadow' leads the nominations at the National Film Awards UK with eight nods.The 1980s-set Persian-language tale has earned firsttime filmmaker Babak Anvari nods for Best Director and Best Screenplay, while...

Michael Fassbender Is Keen To Direct Films

Michael Fassbender has aspirations to direct a film.The 39-year-old actor has a wide range of movies under his belt including superhero movies like 'X-Men' and sci-fi flicks such as 'Prometheus' to biopics 'Steve Jobs' and...

Ridley Scott Is Not A Fan Of Superhero Movies

Sir Ridley Scott is not a fan of superhero movies.The legendary 79-year-old director - who is famous for his epic sci-fi films such as 'Alien', 'Blade Runner' and 'The Martian' - is not about to...

Michael Fassbender Considered Desperate Measures

Michael Fassbender wanted someone to break his arm to get him out of working on 'Steve Jobs'.The 39-year-old actor was gripped with fear when working on the biopic of the late Apple founder and even...

Michael Fassbender Reveals Challenge Of Making Assassin's Creed

Michael Fassbender admits the plot for 'Assassin's Creed' needed to be accessible in order to be a success.The 39-year-old actor stars in the new movie based on the popular video game, and has admitted it...

Marion Cotillard Reveals Why She Never Played Assassin's Creed

Marion Cotillard never played the 'Assassin's Creed' video game because she doesn't ''like to kill people''.The 41-year-old actress stars in the movie adaptation of the popular game alongside Michael Fassbender - but has admitted she...

Michael Fassbender Thinks Gamers Will Approve Of Assassin's Creed

Michael Fassbender is ''very confident'' gamers will enjoy the 'Assassins Creed' movie.The 39-year-old actor stars in and has produced the upcoming video game adaptation and he thinks the hardcore fans of the franchise will appreciate...

Michael Fassbender 'Not Fazed' By Game Movie Curse

The Irish-German actor stars as Callum Lynch in the new film, based on the popular video game franchise of the same name. While Hitman, Warcraft and Tomb Raider are among the video games to be...

Justin Kerzel Amazed By Stuntmen's Efforts For Assassin's Creed

The filmmaker insisted on actually filming the stunts without the use of green screen or visual effects and instead he asked leading man Michael Fassbender and the film's stunt experts to show off...

Michael Fassbender Was Fascinated By The Idea Of Dna Memory

Michael Fassbender says he was ‘fascinated’ by the idea of DNA memory and exploring it in new movie Assassin’s Creed, based on the video game franchise of the same name.Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch in...

Michael Fassbender Hopes 'Trespass Against Us' Will Provoke Discussion

Michael Fassbender took the time to speak about his lead role in the upcoming film Trespass Against Us.The film, which also stars Brendan Gleeson, Rory Kinnear and Sean Harris, made its world premiere at the...

Assassin's Creed Challenged Michael Fassbender With Ideas And Physicality

Fassbender has been involved in the project since the very beginning to develop the film and hopefully conquer the curse of movie versions of games.He feels that reuniting with Kurzel helped make the process easier....

Michael Fassbender's Grunts In The Gym

Michael Fassbender grunts when he works out. The 39-year-old actor thinks he probably infuriated his co-star Marion Cotillard when they shot the reboot of 'Macbeth' last year because he'd always rock up to set an...

Michael Fassbender Offered Role In Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Michael Fassbender was offered a role on 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 39-year-old actor has revealed he was originally in talks with the movie's director J.J. Abrams for a role in the sci-fi feature, but...

Michael Fassbender To Take Acting Break

Michael Fassbender has revealed he plans to take a break from acting.The 39-year-old actor admits he's been ''pretty full on'' this year, having starred in the upcoming 'Assassin's Creed' movie, as well as reprising his...

James Franco Joins Alien: Covenant

James Franco has joined the cast of 'Alien: Covenant'.The 38-year-old actor will star alongside the previously announced cast including Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Katherine Waterston, and Guy Pearce in the sci-fi thriller which will serve...

Michael Fassbender Planning A Long Break From Acting

The 39-year-old actor has had a jam-packed schedule over the last few years appearing in successful flicks such as the X-Men series and Steve Jobs, which earned him a best actor nomination at the 2016...

Marion Cotillard Has No Relationship With Video Games

Marion Cotillard has ''no relationship'' with the 'Assassin's Creed' games. The French actress stars in the movie adaptation of the popular video game series - but has admitted she does not have any real interest...

Michael Fassbender Turned Assassin's Creed Set Into Paintball War Zone

The actor portrays Callum Lynch in the upcoming action film based on the video game of the same name, which also stars Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons and Charlotte Rampling. Some of the film was shot...

Michael Fassbender's Lucky Career

Michael Fassbender thinks his success is ''95 per cent luck''.The 'Assassin's Creed' actor didn't get his breakthrough role, in 'Hunger', until he was 31 years old, and he admits he is in a profession which...

Michael Fassbender's Love Risk

Michael Fassbender thinks relationships are a ''risk''.The 'Assassin's Creed' actor - who is dating actress Alicia Vikander - admits he has taken a ''leap of faith'' in many situations that aren't obviously dangerous.Asked if he...

Michael Fassbender Is 'Very Vocal' When He Works Out

Michael Fassbender is ''very vocal'' when he works out, according to Marion Cotillard. The 41-year-old actress, who plays the role of Doctor Sophia Rikkin in 'Assassin's Creed' alongside the 39-year-old star, has revealed she has...

Marion Cotillard: 'Michael Fassbender Is A Noisy Exerciser!'

The two stars first appeared together in 2015's MACbeth, based on the dark tale by Shakespeare, and they've reunited once more on the upcoming fantasy film Assassin's Creed. Based on the popular video game, Michael...

Michael Fassbender Doesn't Watch Video Game Films

Michael Fassbender hasn't seen ''any'' video game movies. The 39-year-old actor is set to star in and produce forthcoming action film 'Assassin's Creed' - which is based on the Ubisoft stealth video game franchise of...

Michael Fassbender: Assassin's Creed Isn't Like Star Wars

Michael Fassbender says 'Assassin's Creed' is ''not like'' 'Star Wars'.The 39-year-old actor stars as Callum Lynch in the upcoming movie adaptation of the popular gaming franchise, but says the action packed feature doesn't have a...

Not Sexiest Man Alive Material? Ryan Gosling And 9 Others Who Never Made The Cut

So Dwayne Johnson was named People's Sexiest Man Alive this year; a decision that has been the source of both praise and confusion. Praise because he's an excellent role model with enormous muscles and because...

Michael Fassbender Prays For Inspiration

Michael Fassbender ''prays to relatives who are gone'' when he has to film an emotional scene.The 39-year-old actor is very close to his family so if he has to channel sadness in his work, he...

Michael Fassbender Turns To The Spirits Of His Late Relatives When Filming Tough Scenes

The 12 Years A Slave star feels sure his relatives are watching over him in his life and that helps him tear up when he needs to. "They're very much a part...

Michael Fassbender Rules Out Playing James Bond

Hollywood A-lister Michael Fassbender has ruled out any possibility of playing James Bond in the future – but did suggest that producers might look at the prospect of a female 007.The 39 year old Irish-German...

Michael Fassbender Says No To James Bond Role

Michael Fassbender believes he is too old to play James Bond - despite being nine years younger than current 007 Daniel Craig.The 39-year-old actor has been tipped as one of the favourites to don the...

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