Michael Fassbender Opens Up About ‘12 Years A Slave,’ Religion, and Assassin’s Creed

TDB: It’s 1:30 a.m. in tiny Telluride, Colorado. Hours earlier, I’d attended the first screening of Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave at the town's film festival. The movie tells the true story of Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free man who, in 1841, was captured and sold to a brutal slave master, Edwin Epps (Fassbender), in the antebellum South. It is so wholly immersive and powerful that even its stars were left speechless—during the post-screening Q&A, Brad Pitt, the film’s producer, suggested the audience “walk around the block” to get some air and recover from the screening, while Fassbender admitted to being "taken aback."

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StarWarsFan1702d ago

I'm eager to see how Assassin's Creed looks on film.