From Variety: Broad Green Pictures has set a March 4 date for the U.S. release of Terrence Malick’s fantasy drama “Knight of Cups” starring Christian Bale, opting to skip this year’s awards season. […] Bale plays a bewildered man in a life of Hollywood excess. Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, Antonio Banderas and Brian Dennehy also star. Nicolas Gonda, Sarah Green and Ken Kao are producing.
From The Wrap: […] Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac will star in “The Promise,” an epic love story that Oscar-winning filmmaker Terry George (“Hotel Rwanda”) will direct from a script he co-wrote with Robin Swicord (“Memoirs of a Geisha”), TheWrap has learned.[…] Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, “The Promise” follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris — a renowned American journalist based in Paris.[…] Bale will play Chris, an AP reporter in love with both a woman and the danger of being in a combat zone amidst a world that is falling apart.Bale has shown an affinity for films about other cultures, having recently starred in the Chinese-language production “The Flowers of War.” The Oscar-winning star of “The Fighter,” “American Hustle” and the “Dark Knight” trilogy also made his feature debut in Steven Spielberg‘s historical drama “Empire of the Sun.”