The actor and his co-workers found while making the new movie "Hostiles" that its topicality snuck up on them, as the movie's question "How do you turn off hate?" became increasingly important in the world outside the film.
The 43-year-old actor stepped out at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado on Sunday, noticeably heftier and with dyed eyebrows for his latest project.
Whether it’s bulking up, muscling up, or slimming down, the British actor will do what it takes to look right for a role. To play the former vice president, Bale is adding some mass.
Sam Rockwell is in final talks to play former President George W. Bush in Adam McKay’s “Cheney.” Christian Bale is portraying former Vice President Dick Cheney in the Annapurna Pictures film about his rise to power to become one of the most powerful vice presidents to ever hold that office. Steve Carell will play Secretary of... Read more »
Christian Bale and his Out of the Furnace director, Scott Cooper, are entering hostile territory. Ahead of their new film’s world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this year, the first-look image of Bale as an 1892 army captain in Hostiles has debuted for the masses.
After diving into the economic crisis of 2008, The Big Short’s Adam McKay is taking aim at one of Washington’s most polarizing figures. Sources tell Variety that Christian Bale, Steve Carell, and Amy Adams are in talks to star in McKay’s untitled Dick Cheney biopic for Paramount. Sources say Bale is on board to play the former vice president, Carell would portray Donald Rumsfeld, and Adams would play Lynne Cheney.
The 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards were held Sunday evening in Santa Monica, California. The three hour awards show was hosted by TJ Miller, with a little help from William Shatner. There were a lot of big winners but some of the biggest moments came from Amy Schumer, Jacob Tremblay, and Mayim Bialik.
Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, and Ryan Gosling — with those names getting top billing (in the exclusive poster above), you might think they’re the leads in a Legends of the Fall sequel. But no, the three heartthrob actors are seriously subverting their sex appeal in The Big Short, about a group of obscure finance guys who saw the credit and housing bubble collapse of the 2000s coming from miles away. Also starring Steve Carell and an ensemble that includes Oscar winners Marisa Tomei and Melissa Leo, the film marks a departure for director Adam McKay, best known for slapstick comedies Anchorman and Step Brothers. But, as McKay told Yahoo Movies in September, he geeked out on the material, based on the best-selling nonfiction book by Michael Lewis, who also wrote the true tale that became Sandra Bullock’s The Blind Side.