Fassbender Offered “Prisoners” Lead

An offer is out to rising Irish star Michael Fassbender (“X-Men: First Class,” “Jane Eyre”) for the lead role in the suspense thriller “Prisoners” at Alcon Entertainment reports Coming Soon.

The story follows Keller Dove, a carpenter and father of two whose daughter goes missing. He then abducts and tortures the main suspect in order to try and find the real kidnapper.

“Incendies” director Denis Villeneuve now helms the film, replacing the previously attached Leonardo DiCaprio and director Antoine Fuqua who’ve been linked with the long gestating project over the last few years.