Marc Snetiker
May 11, 2012 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Although he plays a stoic android in this summer’s sci-fi spectacular Prometheus, Michael Fassbender (below, with costars Charlize Theron and Noomi Rapace) brought the funny to this week’s cover shoot at the Soho Hotel in London on April 9. ”He started to do a little dance, and they started laughing,” says West Coast deputy photo director Richard Maltz. But despite Fassbender’s antics, the real troublemakers were the skintight costumes from the movie. It was a 90-minute shoot, says Maltz, and ”it took almost 20 for them to get into those outfits!”

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