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It would make sense if the handsome and talented Michael Fassbender were in fact David 8, a humanistic android made by Weyland Industries since it would hold that a man so seamlessly able to portray characters ranging from a sex addict to Carl Jung and a polyglot lieutenant were the result of scientific invention.

Fassbender takes on a even-keeled and almost soothing Hal voice in the character video from Prometheus where we meet David 8, the latest in robot technology, able to display human emotions and carry out tasks that his mortal masters may consider "distressing or unethical" a statement bubbling with subtext.

Ridley Scott's Alien prequel (or not depending on who you believe) has been heavy on the viral marketing, first with a fake Ted talk from Guy Pearce as magnate Peter Weyland and now the video that serves to introduce David, the spaceship's butler and maintenance man, who man »

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