Michael Fassbender Using Blade Runner To Prepare For Prometheus

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Prometheus is supposed to be a prequel to Alien, sort of. But Michael Fassbender, who’s set to star in the upcoming Ridley Scott film says he didn’t look to the Alien movies for inspiration at all.

In the following video he offers a few details on how he’s preparing for his still, mostly mysterious part in the film. What we do know is that he’s playing an android, so I guess it makes sense that his preparation seems to have involved watching Blade Runner. Why he’s studying the movements of Greg Lougainis, however, is a different matter. Wait, is this movie taking place in the water?

Here’s Fassbender…