Oct
19
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Michael Fassbender is currently winning praise for his riveting performance as a malicious slave owner in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave. But as he does press for the picture, he has shared some surprising news about an upcoming project with Ubisoft. The video game company has been moving into feature films with a movie adaptation of their popular game series Assassin’s Creed, which Fassbender is set to front and help produce. But if you’re thinking the captivating leading man signed on to this project because of his love of the game, you’d be wrong.

Asked for an update on the project’s development, Fassbender confessed to The Daily Beast:

“That’s definitely happening. We’re just developing the script at the moment. I’d heard of it but had never played the game. I don’t have a video game player … that’s not what they’re called. [Laughs] I met up with the guys from Ubisoft and they told me the story behind it, and I thought it was very interesting—the idea of reliving memories.”

The concept of Assassin’s Creed centers on a long line of assassin’s whose shared bloodline allows descendants to access the memories of their predecessors with the help of a device called Animus. When Ubisoft first considered adapting the game to a movie, they sent out surveys to their gamers asking which Assassin’s Creed protagonist they’d like to see a movie focus on, fifteenth century Italian noble Ezio Auditore da Firenze or Desmond Miles, a modern-day American bartender who long ago fled his life as an assassin, only to be sucked in again. Apparently, they picked Miles, as that is who Fassbender is said to play.

Fassbender signed on to headline Assassin’s Creed back in the summer of 2012. But it wasn’t until January of this year that a writer had been found to translate the time traveling-centric video game into an action adventure script that Ubisoft hopes will prove a solid foundation on which to build their film empire. Also in the works at Ubisoft Entertainment are a movie for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon that Michael Bay has the option to helm, and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, which has Tom Hardy attached to star.

While fans of the popular Assassin’s Creed franchise are likely shaking their head at Fassbender’s ignorance of the game, it’s not terribly unusual that an actor knows little to nothing about the movie’s source material. We hear that again and again whether it’s a movie based on a popular book or on remake of a well-known feature. Still, as a producer on the picture you’d think he’d want some insight into what the players appreciate about the game. Of course with Assassin’s Creed slated to hit theaters on May 22, 2015, Fassbender has got some time to do his research, and by that I mean play copious amounts of Assassin’s Creed. First, he’ll need to get one of those pesky video game players.

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Oct
16
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Michael is featured on the November 2013 Issue of GQ US, here are scans, the photoshoot and the video from the photoshoot, aswell as caps from it!

The Video and caps:

Oct
16
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I’ve added brand new layouts here and in the gallery featuring the new *gorgeous* GQ photoshoot! Hope you like it!

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Oct
16
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Hello everyone! I’ve finally added the Photoshoots section to the gallery, there are currently 47 sessions, including some new ones. Here are some previews, enjoy!



Oct
16
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The promotion for The Counselor has begun! Here are pictures, thanks Lilly!


Oct
16
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In preparation for the Ridley Scott-directed and Cormac McCarthy-penned thriller, watch our November cover star have a surreal, subtext-laden encounter with Game of Thrones’s Natalie Dormer. From GQ.com

I’ve also made screen caps of the video:


Sep
12
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More pictures from Toronto International Film Festival and Telluride Film Festival where Michael is promoting 12 Years a Slave. Thanks Luciana:



Photoshoots & Portraits > #001
Public Appearances > 2013 > September 6 | Toronto International Film Festival – 12 Years A Slave Premiere
Public Appearances > 2013 > September 7 | Toronto International Film Festival – 12 Years A Slave Press
Public Appearances > 2013 > September 7 | Toronto International Film Festival – Variety Studio
Public Appearances > 2013 > August 31 | Telluride Film Festival

Sep
07
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Pictures from the premiere of 12 Years A Slave at the Toronto International Film Festival are up in the gallery, thanks Luciana

Aug
06
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The Fantasia International Film Festival held their special event “An Evening with Bryan Singer” last night where the director showed the Comic-Con footage from and spoke about the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past. In his discussion (via JoBlo), he revealed some new details about the film and confirmed others.

Singer first revealed that the Scarlet Witch will not be present in the film, seemingly making Quicksilver, played by Evan Peters, an only child. He also confirmed earlier reports that Josh Helman is playing a younger William Stryker.

The most interesting thing about Singer’s discussion was in his pseudo-reveal regarding Charles Xavier’s return. Having said he was disappointed he couldn’t bring Cyclops back for the film, he revealed that he could justify the return of Xavier because “he transferred his consciousness and could possibly construct a body around that consciousness.” Xavier’s return was teased at the end of X-Men: The Last Stand and now makes a little bit more sense after Singer laid out those details.

Coming to theaters on May 23, 2014, X-Men: Days of Future Past stars Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Peter Dinklage, Omar Sy, Halle Berry, Daniel Cudmore, Fan Bingbing, Boo Boo Stewart, Adan Canto, Evan Peters, Josh Helman and Lucas Till.

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Jul
27
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Hey everyone! I’ve added pictures from the X-Men panel from Comic-Con. Enjoy!



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