It’s fun to a point, and after a certain point you worry that it kind of detracts from the movie. But there’s nothing I can do. I just have to laugh it off. I can. Pretty much. Because I take my work seriously but I can’t take myself too seriously. I’m in such a crazy privileged position — shit, this is the pinnacle of the dream when I was 17. Nobody wants to hear really how difficult it is.
Michael Fassbender dealing with how much attention shame gotten
People that are playing dark roles can actually be quite light. It doesn’t necessarily go hand in hand. I think sometimes maybe people that are lighter can access that darkness easier, whereas people that are dark don’t like to access it… . It’s too much maybe part of them that they don’t want to reveal. I know that I’ve got darkness, but for the most part I try and smile as much as I can, you know?
Michael Fassbender
I remember I was sitting at this table at this thing, and I was talking to this girl. I was like, ‘God, I am so boring right now.’ But she was like, ‘That’s so interesting!’ I was like, ‘You know what? Five years ago, this would not have been interesting.
Michael Fassbender