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Christian Bale

Christian Bale
Actor Christian Bale made his critically acclaimed film debut in Steven Spielberg's "Empire of the Sun."

His breakout role came in 2000 with "American Psycho." Bale played a yuppie serial killer.

Bale is known for his ability to completely transform his body for a role. He lost about 60 pounds to play the lead role in 2004's "The Machinist," and then immediately bulked up for 2005's "Batman Begins."

Off-screen, Bale has become known for his temper. In 2008, he faced assault allegations from his mother and sister. The charges were dropped. Then in 2009, an audio clip from the set of "Terminator Salvation" surfaced, featuring a profanity-laced outburst from Bale.
Actor Christian Bale made his critically acclaimed film debut in Steven Spielberg's "Empire of the Sun."

His breakout role came in 2000 with "American Psycho." Bale played a yuppie serial killer.

Bale is known for his ability to completely transform his body for a role. He lost about 60 pounds to play the lead role in 2004's "The Machinist," and then immediately bulked up for 2005's "Batman Begins."

Off-screen, Bale has become known for his temper. In 2008, he faced assault allegations from his mother and sister. The charges were dropped. Then in 2009, an audio clip from the set of "Terminator Salvation" surfaced, featuring a profanity-laced outburst from Bale.
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  • TV Review: 'Mulaney'

    At one point the star, namesake and creator of "Mulaney" refers to himself as a "Seinfeld ripoff," which is not a good idea, even in jest. That's because this uneven and uninspired Fox series exposes the difference between sharp observational comedy and...
  • Watch the Full Trailer for Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'

    Fox and Chernin Entertainment have released the full trailer for Ridley Scott's biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings," starring Christian Bale. The film also stars Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley "Exodus"...
  • 'Exodus' Star Christian Bale on Playing Moses: 'You Can't Out-Heston Charlton Heston'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox offered a peek at its "Exodus: Gods and Kings" for the media at the Zanuck Theater, where Christian Bale told the audience it's very different from previous versions of the tale. "You can't out-Heston Charlton Heston," he...
  • TV Review: 'Gracepoint'

    Fox's "Gracepoint" is a near shot-for-shot remake of the BBC's "Broadchurch," albeit served up in 10 episodes instead of eight. That's not a bad idea, especially for the millions who haven't seen the British version, but it does make it harder to appraise...
  • From queens to superheroes, film costumes find Hollywood home

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Dorothy's famous ruby red slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" have found their way home again as one of the highlights in a new Hollywood exhibition that showcases iconic costumes in film. The Hollywood...
  • ‘Gotham': Penguin actor Robin Lord Taylor cites Tim Burton influence

     
    Among the many villains in the new Fox series “Gotham,” actor Robin Lord Taylor's Oswald Cobblepot might stand out as […]...
  • 'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?

    'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?
    Sometime soon, should you find yourself backstage at the Museum of Contemporary Art, wandering its administrative offices, be sure to look for the pencil drawing of David Bowie as a banana. It is not an official curated piece of museum art; rather, it...
  • ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ set for release in June 2015

     
    It's official: “Batman: Arkham Knight” has a release date — the game will become available for┬áPlayStation 4, Xbox One and […]...
  • ‘Batmobile': Zack Snyder tweets official photo of ‘Dawn of Justice’ vehicle

     
    Zack Snyder has officially unveiled the new Batmobile that will be featured in “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” his […]...
  • MGM and Paramount Tap Jack Huston to Play 'Ben-Hur'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - MGM and Paramount Pictures seem to have found the man to take over the reigns of biblical character Judah Ben-Hur in the remake of the 1959 classic. Sources tell Variety that Jack Huston has been tapped to star in "Ben-Hur"...
  • LIZ SMITH, For release 09/11/14

    Will 'Exodus' lead people to the box office?... Barbra Streisand gets serious about Sirius... 119 David Bowie Songs!... Will Reese Witherspoon give us 'Fever?' "YOU ARE not a god. You are not even a man!" So said heavy-breathing Anne Baxter to heavily...