123Directed by Blade Runner luminary Ridley Scott, written by No Country For Old Men and The Road author Cormac McCarthy, and featuring a star-studded cast headed by Inglourious Basterds and X-Men: First Class breakout Michael Fassbender, The Counselor is a glitzy crime drama about beautiful people doing terrible things.

It marks the second teaming of Fassbender and Scott; their first rodeo together being the ambitious and divisive sci-fi thriller, Prometheus. At the new film’s press junket, we asked Fassbender what it was like working with Scott for a second go-round. The star had nothing but praise for the visionary director, whose next project — the biblical epic Exodus — started filming this month.

“[I] love working with him,” Fassbender said. “He’s full of energy.  He’s a great leader.  He’s inspiring.  He’s fun.”

Okay, okay, take it easy, Michael — you already got the part.

Seriously, though, Fassbender and Scott are two great flavors that go great together and we’re hoping this is just the beginning of a long, happy relationship between them. (somebody send Russell Crowe some chocolates)

(Click on the media bar below to hear Michael Fassbender gush.)

The Counselor is in theaters now!

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