09/13/2011 09:07 EDT | Updated 11/13/2011 05:12 EST

TIFF VIDEO: Rising star Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender is cementing his leading-man status, propelled by his portrayal of Carl Jung in David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method and his role as a sex addict in the buzzed-about Shame.

CBC's Arisa Cox sat down for a talk with the rising star at the Toronto International Film Festival.