Michael Fassbender has finally commented on the rumors that he was considered for a role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but he sadly has not given hints as to which part he discussed.
The 39-year-old actor confirmed to MTV that he talked with director J.J. Abrams, but ultimately his schedule did not allow for him to join the film.
“I talked about it,” Michael said. “I didn’t necessarily, but I talked about it… We talked about a role. We had a conversation. I’m pretty sure I was busy doing something else in the summer he was kickstarting it.”
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Michael Fassbender‘s upcoming film adaption of Assassin’s Creed features a ton of fighting scenes, and it turns out he mostly did them all himself!
“It was very important because we kind of filmed this in an old school way. All the stunts take place in real locations with real people,” the 39-year-old actor expressed while making an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Tuesday (December 20) in New York City.
“A lot of the times we these sort of films now it’s sort of CGI dominated so we didn’t want to do that,” Michael added. “I did a lot of it. Myself and Ariane Labed, who plays Maria, we did 95% of the fights ourselves.”
Michael also showed off his talent for humming old TV theme songs by having Seth try to randomly guess them – Watch the clip after the cut!
Michael Fassbender – ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’
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While making an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (December 13), the 39-year-old actor faced off against Jimmy in an intense air guitar battle to songs like Ozzy Osbourne‘s “Crazy Train” and Thin Lizzy‘s “The Boys Are Back in Town.”
Michael also talks about renting out an old ghost town movie set where they filmed Assassin’s Creed for a massive cast and crew paintball fight, and has some fun with Jimmy while filming commercial segments – Watch more after the cut!
Michael Fassbender – ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’
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Michael Fassbender‘s upcoming film adaption of Assassin’s Creed isn’t set to hit theaters until Friday (December 21), and he’s already in talks about the potential sequels!
“We do have an idea about where we’re going to be going next if we get the opportunity to go somewhere next,” the 39-year-old actor revealed while attending a AOL BUILD panel for the flick on Monday (December 12) in New York City.
Assassin’s Creed tells the story of Callum Lynch (Michael) as he explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, discovering he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society.
Watch Michael on his quest to find a coveted artifact called the Apple of Eden below!
And in case you missed it, check out another new clip from the film here – it features Michael shirtless!
Assassin’s Creed hits theaters on December 21!
Pictured inside: Michael leaving the BBC Radio 2 studios after promoting Assassin’s Creed on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Friday (December 9) in London, England.
Assassin’s Creed | Official HD Trailer #3 | 2017
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