Fassbender plays her love interest, an average painter named Esmé.
The drama—the first English-language effort by French director François Ozon and based on the novel by Elizabeth Taylor—premiered on 17 February 2007 at the Berlin International Film Festival and on 14 March 2007 in Paris.
Also in 2011, Fassbender's performance as a sex addict in Shame earned him the Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival and was nominated for Golden Globe and BAFTA Awards.
In 2013, his role as slave owner Edwin Epps in the slavery epic 12 Years a Slave was similarly praised, earning him his first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
In 2013, Fassbender appeared in another Ridley Scott film, The Counselor.
In 2015, he portrayed the title role in the Danny Boyle-directed biopic Steve Jobs (2015), and played Macbeth in Justin Kurzel's adaptation of William Shakespeare's play.
Considering this is the first time they’ve been photographed together in a casual situation, I don’t know what to think about their relationship.
Michael Fassbender (born 2 April 1977) is a German-born Irish actor.
In an interview at San Diego Comic-Con International, a comic book convention, Fassbender commented of the role: "I kind of developed this character and really pushed it – I'll see how far I pushed it ...He received the British Independent Film Award for his performance.One year after his success at the Cannes Film Festival with Hunger, he appeared in two films. She’s his type – petite, dark-skinned, exotic beauty, full lips. So was Michael fooling around with Nicole while he was with Zoe? For what it’s worth, I’ve never been completely sure that Michael and Zoe were as “couple-y” as was assumed. Oh, and over the past few months, there have been rumors and “sightings” of Fassy with an unnamed dark-skinned beauty – so maybe it’s been going on for a while?