EXCLUSIVE FROM DEADLINE: Christian Bale has said yes to playing Italian car magnate Enzo Ferrari in the long awaited film by director Michael Mann. The picture, which will shoot next summer, isn’t set up just yet. […]
Mann has been working under the hood of this film for close to 15 years, at one time in partnership with the late director Sydney Pollack. […] The film takes place in 1957, a year where passion, failure, success and death and life all collided. Several actresses circling the female lead as a love story is a big part of the picture.
According to TheWrap: 20th Century Fox, director James Mangold and producer Leonardo DiCaprio have their eye on Christian Bale to play Travis McGee in “The Deep Blue Good-By,” an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap.
While Bale has yet to receive an official offer and there is no deal in place, the Oscar-winning actor has expressed interest in portraying McGee, the protagonist of a 21-book series written by John D. MacDonald. […]
A self-described “salvage consultant” who lives on a houseboat, McGee has a knack for attracting both trouble and women.
Bale previously worked with Mangold on “3:10 to Yuma,” and he also just worked with Fox and “Deep Blue” producer Chernin Entertainment on Ridley Scott‘s “Exodus.” […]
Aaron Sorkin wrote the film, which will be produced by Scott Rudin, Mark Gordon and Guymon Casady
Oscar winner Christian Bale is David Fincher’s choice to play Steve Jobs in the untitled movie that Aaron Sorkin has written for Sony, an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap.[…]
A representative for Gordon did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment, while Sony declined to comment on the record. A representative for Bale also did not immediately respond to a request for comment. […]
While Steve Jobs is a long way from Batman, Bale has been considered a prime contender to play the tech superhero since the project was first announced due to his physical resemblance to the Apple co-founder.
Bale has not been approached to play Jobs yet, as the actor is taking a brief break from the business to spend time with his family since wrapping the role of Moses in Ridley Scott’s “Exodus.” The Biblical epic is expected to have Bale back in the awards conversation. […] Continue reading
[…] Christian Bale, who starred in the glamtacular “Velvet Goldmine” and the Bob Dylan anti-biopic “I’m Not There,” has been offered the lead role in “Act Of God.” If Bale takes the part, he’ll play a regular Kansas man who gains notoriety across the nation after taking his local government to task following a devastating tornado. This is going be less natural disaster drama and more of a political exploration if it’s anything like what Haynes told us about the project last year. […]
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