Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender leaps into action in new Assassin's Creed clip

Assassin’s Creed is providing a dose of blockbuster action this December, and a new clip gives a glimpse at just how action-packed the Michael Fassbender-starring film will be.


The adaptation of the best-selling video game property sees the actor as a new character named Callum Lynch, who experiences the thrilling adventures of his assassin ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th century Spain. One such adventure sees the hooded warrior in a death-defying horse chase to save a child from some nefarious figures. 

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Michael Fassbender unlocks ancestral memories in new Assassin’s Creed clip

Longtime players of the Assassin’s Creed video game franchise are extremely familiar with the Animus, an advanced machine that allows users to access and relive the memories of their ancestors. In the games, the Animus is little more than a reclining chair, but trailers for the upcoming movie adaptation have revealed a newly redesigned machine, an enormous virtual reality apparatus that actually moves the user through the air.

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Michael Fassbender reveals why tracksuit pants were key to his latest role

Throughout his career, Michael Fassbender has played quite a variety of roles, from Magneto to Steve Jobs. While there are many ways to get inside a character, the actor finds that clothing plays a crucial role.

During a recent interview with EW, Fassbender gave some insight into his upcoming film, Trespass Against Us, where he stars as family man Chad Cutler, who is trying to part from his father’s (Brendan Gleeson) ruthless gang. The two-time Oscar nominee revealed that finding the perfect attire was key.

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Box office report: Don't Breathe repeats at No. 1 over quiet holiday weekend

As the summer movie season fades away, domestic box office totals have softened compared to the record-breaking grosses seen earlier in the year, as Don’t Breathe yet again tops a relatively quiet weekend of underperforming newcomers. Still, overall domestic box office totals are up around 5.7 percent from the same frame last year, with 10 of the past 11 weekends having out-paced their 2015 counterparts.

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The Light Between Oceans: Alicia Vikander, Michael Fassbender on their romantic drama

Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender are a public couple. She kissed him, after all, before accepting her Oscar for The Danish Girl last February. But they’ll never be accused of oversharing. Neither is active on social media, and on the hot Sunday afternoon when EW interviewed them in downtown Manhattan, Vikander, 27, and Fassbender, 39, sit on opposite ends of a couch. And though they do address their relationship, calmly and efficiently, they would much rather talk about their work.

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Michael Fassbender explains how Alicia Vikander 'makes me a better robot'

In a recent interview for their new film The Light Between Oceans, EW asked Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender to talk about the best performances in each other’s career. Their answers were not only smart and spot-on, but also indicative of how both actors’ have gleamed influence from each other.

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Alicia Vikander, Michael Fassbender on their relationship, onscreen and off

For Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender, their new film The Light Between Oceans (in theaters Sept. 2) is something of a journey back in time. Both to the 1920s, when the gorgeous drama by director Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine) takes place, but also to 2014, when the movie’s two stars met and fell in love while making it.

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