by: Sammy Mink
Michael Fassbender is in talks to star in THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS. Based on the book by M.L. Stedman, the drama follows a couple living in a lighthouse who find a boat washed ashore with a baby and a dead body in it, they decide to raise the child as their own, forever altering their lives. “A Place Beyond the Pines” helmer Derek Cianfrance has signed on to direct the project.
Fassbender is known for his roles in “Inglourious Basterds,” “12 Years a Slave,” and the young version of Magneto in the “X-Men” series including the upcoming “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” His upcoming projects include Justin Kurzel’s “Macbeth” and the video game adaptation “Assassin’s Creed” as well as the sequels “Prometheus 2” and “X-Men: Apocalypse.”