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Michael Fassbender Is 'The Counselor'

February 29, 2012
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Michael Fassbender is a hot commodity in Hollywood, and recently wrapped the Ridley Scott sci-fi flick “Prometheus.” Looks like Scott enjoyed working with him because he hired the actor again to star in his next movie “The Counselor.”

Fassbender will play the good guy. According to Deadline, the story is is follows: “The protagonist is a respected lawyer who thinks he can dip a toe in to the drug business without getting sucked down. It is a bad decision and he tries his best to survive it and get out of a desperate situation.”

No word yet on who the antagonist will be. They're looking at a May 1st start date for shooting.

Source: Deadline

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