Michael Fassbender confirms Prometheus February 28, 2011 Michael Fassbender confirmed for Ridley’s Scott Prometheus Michael Fassbender has confirmed that he will be playing an android character in Ridley Scott’s science fiction film Prometheus. Fassender confirmed the part while discussing how Prometheus will tie in with the Alien franchise: “Alien fans will recognise things in it,” Fassbender admitted. “It’s not ignoring Alien, there’s still a link to that world. “But it’s a different story,” the actor continued. “It’s definitely connected though.” He will next appearing as Magneto in Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class.