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It's always exciting when large-scale ensemble dramas are announced. These projects open up special doors that allow some of the best actors in the industry to work with and bounce off other like none other, and it's fun to watch and see just how many A-listers can be packaged into one feature.
Adam McKay is making a big move directing The Big Short as his next film, making the jump from goofy comedies like Anchorman and Step Brothers to serious drama. It should be an interesting journey for him as a filmmaker, but it will be an adventure that sees him working with an outstanding cast.
The irony of this situation has to be that Sir Ridley Scott rarely edits his films just once. This is a man who has at least five versions of his masterpiece, Blade Runner. And he has gone on record to say that his initial cut of Exodus ran four hours long.
Batman and Green Arrow may not be joining forces on the big screen anytime soon, but now we have a better idea of what that might look like thanks to this amazing fan trailer!
So far, Exodus: Gods and Kings has earned an estimated $107 million worldwide. It will continue to roll out to foreign territories, though you can scratch Egypt off its world-tour schedule.
The first trailer for Terrence Malick's The Knight Of Cups has been released and it is just as peculiar and artsy as you'd have thought.
The thing about the Red Sea sequence is that it competes with several eye-popping visual events in the rest of the movie. Sir Ridley Scott embraces his epic blockbuster side when bringing the size and scope of the story of Moses to the big screen.
Poor Bale. Christopher Nolan wrapped his Batman trilogy up in a tidy bow. Probably TOO tidy, giving everyone a happy ending whether they earned it or not. And yet, the actor (and likely the director) will always have to answer to fan theories and speculation
Speaking with the men behind the massive spectacle, itís clear that they did what they could to keep things light on the set. In fact, while interviewing Edgerton about the scale of the picture, and Ridley Scottís use of multiple cameras to capture the vast action on screen, he talked to me about stopping in the moment and reminding yourself, ďItís just a movie.Ē
When Terminator Salvation was released in 2009, it wound up being a bit of a clunker. Made with a stunning $200 million budget, the movie was not only poorly received by critics, but also underperformed in the United States and made a rather underwhelming $371 million worldwide.
While thereís been speculation on the return of The Dark Knightís Batman, Christian Bale has put the notion to rest, assuring that his portrayal doesnít fit in any other superhero movies.
Christian Bale has admitted that he doesnít think of himself as a movie star. In fact, Christian Bale doesnít think that anyone in the current cinematic climate is a movie star. In fact, the Exodus: Gods and Kings actor believes that the "movie star" is a dying breed.
Would Moses be regarded as a terrorist if he was around today? Christian Bale certainly thinks so.
Despite the fact that the actor has gone on to be in some incredible dramas Ė earning an Oscar for his dizzying work in David O. Russellís The Fighter -- itís likely that Bale will always be remembered for his time in the Batsuit, when he traded lines with fellow icons and reinvented how Hollywood views the modern superhero genre.
Christian Bale isnít a flake who picks up and drops films at random. If he truly believes heís wrong for the part, I can understand him passing on it.
Christian Bale has now been confirmed as Steve Jobs in Aaron Sorkinís biopic of the Apple icon, and the writer is adamant that the Welsh actor will be superb as the character. This is despite the fact that the Dark Knight trilogy star has a mammoth task ahead of him, as he is set to be in every single frame of the film.
As if the idea of Christian Bale and Danny Boyle working on a movie wasnít tantalizing enough, the duo will be adapting a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin, Oscar-winning screenwriter of The Social Network, Moneyball, A Few Good Men and televisionís The West Wing.
In order to play the lead role in 2004ís The Machinist, Christian Bale infamously lost a substantial amount of weight. To undergo this transformation Bale had to change what he ate and the way he looked, but Michael Ironside, his co-star in the drama, has revealed that there was another, more repulsive, repercussion.
Locusts. Frogs. Fire and brimstone. A screaming Christian Bale, trying to out-Heston the greatest on-screen Moses the industry has ever seen. And we get a towering Red Sea, ready to crash down on all who dare part it.
It looks like just as Christian Bale had retired Batman, he's come looking for a new franchise to call his own. And he's enlisting the help of a fellow Oscar favorite to help him along the way. Are you ready for Christian Bale as sly P.I. Travis McGee?
I recently had the chance to talk with Bale about his work in American Hustle, and just how his latest transformation shaped his character.
We got to thinking about the roles that required Bale to alter his appearance. Sometimes itís a hairstyle. Sometimes itís a lack of hygiene. Often it has to do with his body build, either bulking up to fight crime, or slimming down to deal with the consequences of his action.
Bale not only restated his pleasure in seeing the character get passed on, but also revealed the inspiration for the Batman voice that has become a signature part of his performance.
Braddock now stands alongside Detroit and Gary, Indiana and any number of other Rust Belt towns as a symbol of America's lost industrial might. We've seen the pictures of rusted-out factories and crumbling towns; what Cooper wanted to bring to Braddock was a story, about what happens when the world collapses around you but also how a community moves on together
Over the course of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy, Christian Bale's take on the caped crusader defined the character of Batman for many a moviegoer worldwide. With his suave Bruce Wayne persona and growling Batman voice, he proved iconic, making it difficult for anyone to follow in his footsteps - even an Academy Award-winner.