Belfast Telegraph

Friday 11 July 2014

Fassbender: I hated David's hair

Michael Fassbender will reprise his role as android David in the Prometheus sequel

Michael Fassbender has revealed that he is excited about returning to the world of Prometheus for a second film.

But while the 12 Years A Slave actor said he can't wait to reprise the role of android David in the sci-fi sequel, he admitted he isn't looking forward to having his hair styled in that way again.

"I'd love to go on that journey again. I had so much fun with David," he told Empire. "Even though that hair made him look like a £5 rent boy! I mean, it was perfect for the part. I just didn't like it on my head."

Michael admitted that he and co-star Noomi Rapace, who played Dr Elizabeth Shaw, are contracted to return, although he is in the dark about it.

"I have no idea. They tell me that it's going to happen," he said.

The 36-year-old said he can understand why Ridley Scott's film stirs up much discussion.

"The worst thing that you can have is indifference. The great thing about Prometheus is people love it and they hate it," he said.

"For me, I think Ridley did an amazing job with that story, with such a high concept - where have we come from? And I like the fact that it leaves a lot of questions unanswered because you can't fill in those blanks. It's better for the imagination of the viewer to have to fill in the blanks themselves.

He added: "But the thing is, I also get it because Alien is so close to people that when you f*** with the DNA of that, they are going to have an opinion."

Transcendence screenwriter Jack Paglen was reported to be in talks to write the sequel after Damon Lindelof, who penned the first film with Jon Spaihts, passed.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Cancer:

Your kindness and sympathy make you a popular figure. Whenever someone has a problem, they come to you for advice. It gives you great pleasure to be held in such high esteem. A romantic relationship is especially rewarding. Your partner knows they can count on you for unconditional support. If they've been experiencing a lot of stress, this may be a good time to take a break together. Leave your troubles behind so you can focus on each other.More