Fassbender On Taking On Shakespeare In ‘Macbeth’

Macbeth, a Thane of Scotland, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Michael Fassbender talks about the opportunity to take on Shakespeare, his approach to playing Macbeth, and the originality of their version of the classic here:

Macbeth releases in the US this Friday, December 1, 105.