"Javier was in the next room with the headphones... He did joke around when we were doing rehearsals. He came back into the room and was like, 'I forgot something'. But those scenes are always awkward unless you're both really into each other. The thing is to always make sure your partner in the scene is comfortable and doesn't feel like you're taking advantage of the space and the situation." Actor Michael Fassbender on his sex scene with co-star Javier Bardem's real-life wife Penelope Cruz in new movie The Counselor.