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Michael Fassbender is “The Counselor” in Ridley Scott’s highly anticipated upcoming film, and today a new clip and character poster have been unveiled. These are again from the UK distributors, so they’ve put the double L in “Counsellor”, which still looks odd to me. Fassbender the role of the (relatively speaking) good guy who tries to dip his toes into the drug trade to make a little extra money without getting in too deep but of course does anyway. Cormac McCarthy wrote the screenplay, skipping the writing a novel partRead More
“Have you been bad?” croons Penelope Cruz in the new trailer for Ridley Scott’s drug trade thriller “The Counselor,” and judging by the footage, a lot of people have been bad in this story. Hey, it was written by Cormac McCarthy, after all. Michael Fassbender kicks off the catastrophic events as a lawyer who decides to dip his toes into the drug trade in order to buy a huge engagement rock for his fiancee (Cruz). Of course, bad guys like Brad Pitt and Javier Bardem aren’t so keen on lettingRead More
Michael Fassbender is given some ominous words of caution from Brad Pitt and Javier Bardem and something a little sexier from Penelop Cruz in the first three clips released from Ridley Scott’s highly anticipated thriller “The Counselor.” The clips debuted ahead of the release of the second trailer from the movie, which will drop tomorrow. Fassbender probably should have heeded the warnings from Pitt and Bardem, but then we wouldn’t have a movie, would we? Cormac McCarthy wrote the screenplay himself about a lawyer (Fassbender) who tries to dip hisRead More
Michael Fassbender does a little levitating on the set of “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, and director Bryan Singer has once again shared the image via Twitter. The “X-Men: First Class” sequel is now filming in Montreal. Ellen Page’s Kitty Pryde aka Shadowcat is expected to be central to the time-travel plot if Singer sticks to the comics (see our first look at her on set here), and returning mutants include Nicholas Hoult as Beast (who’s definitely living in the 70s as seen here), (Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, Patrick StewartRead More
They said she would be played by “a Hollywood leading actress”, and they weren’t kidding. Natalie Portman is now set for the role of Lady Macbeth opposite Michael Fassbender in a big screen adaptation of iconic Shakespeare classic “Macbeth”, according to Screen Daily. The film is expected to shoot later this year under the direction of fast rising Australian director Justin Kurzel, with Fassbender in the role of the ambitious Scottish army captain who resorts to regicide in order to steal the crown, plunging the rest of his life intoRead More
All those intriguing projects being put together to go out to buyers at Cannes are starting to make themselves known, and here’s one of the most intriguing. Screen Daily reports Michael Fassbender is attached to play the titular role in a big screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy “Macbeth” for fast rising Australian director Justin Kurzel. The film is expected to shoot later this year with Fassbender in the role of the ambitious Scottish army captain who resorts to regicide in order to steal the crown, plunging the rest ofRead More
Director Bryan Singer has taken to Twitter to announce even more cast additions to sequel “X-Men: Days of Future Past” which, frankly, feels a bit crowded already. Today it’s French actor Omar Sy, who recently broke out in international hit “The Intouchables”, who has come on board the comic book adaptation in an unspecified role. Thus far only Sy and “Game of Thrones” star Peter Dinklage are fresh faces to the mutant franchise, while the rest of the cast will be a mix of Singer’s original 2000s’ “X-Men” trilogy –Read More
They were youngsters in the original “X-Men” trilogy, but now Ellen Page (Shadowcat), Shawn Ashmore (Iceman) and Anna Paquin (Rogue) are returning to the franchise as adults in time-travel themed “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, joining a new class of mutants including Jennifer Lawrence (young Mystique), Michael Fassbender (young Magneto), James McAvoy (young Xavier) and Nicholas Hoult (young Beast) who reside in the past. Bryan Singer, also returning to the franchise’s director’s chair for the first time since “X2″, made the trio’s return official on Twitter last week. Thus far,Read More
Starring Michael Fassbender, Scoot McNairy and Maggie Gyllenhaal, – and based on a book by one of our favourite authors, Jon Ronson – Film4 have today released the first image of rock’n’roll comedy “Frank“. Based on Ronson’s memoir, “Frank” stars Domhnall Gleeson as Jon, a wannabe musican who joins an eccentric group of musicians led by Fassbender’s mysterious Frank and his terrifying sidekick Clara, played by Gyllenhaal. A fictional story loosely inspired by Frank Sidebottom, the persona of cult musician and comedy legend Chris Sievey, the trademark giant plastic headRead More
Lynn Ramsay’s “Jane Got a Gun” just keeps getting more impressive. Already set to star Natalie Portman and Michael Fassbender, the cast now boasts Aussie rising star Joel Edgerton as well, with Deadline reporting the in demand actor is now in negotiations to join the western. Portman plays Jane, a woman who is forced to turn to an ex-lover (Fassbender) for help in defending her home when a violent gang of criminals descends to extract her outlaw husband (Edgerton). Filming is set to begin in early 2013, presumably after PortmanRead More