Exclusive: Michael Fassbender Talks about Magneto


If you’ve seen actor Michael Fassbender in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds, Zack Snyder’s 300, Neil Marshall’s Centurion or his unforgettable performances in Steve McQueen’s Hunger and Andrea Arnold’s Fish Tank, then you already know that he’s well up for the role of playing Erik Lehnsherr a.k.a. Magneto in Matthew Vaughn’s superhero prequel X-Men: First Class.

The first trailer for the movie hit the internet in a big way this past week and since Fassbender was back in New York City to film Steve McQueen’s follow-up Shame and to do some press for his upcoming role as Rochester in Cary Fukunaga’s adaptation of Jane Eyre, ComingSoon.net’s SuperHeroHype sat down with him to talk about his role in the movie as well as his anticipated turn as the Master of Magnetism.

You can read what he had to say about the character and his relationship with James McAvoy’s Charles Xavier over on SuperHeroHype!