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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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  • Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 Expands Executive Team

    Jeff Robinov has hired a quartet of executives for his newly minted Studio 8 production company. Studio 8 closed its distribution deal with Sony on Sept. 8 with plans to release six films a year. Robinov, the former Warner Bros. studio chief, said at...
  • Christian Bale in talks to play Steve Jobs for Sony, Danny Boyle

    Christian Bale in talks to play Steve Jobs for Sony, Danny Boyle
    Christian Bale is eyeing — or i-ing, if you prefer — the role of Apple founder Steve Jobs. The 40-year-old English actor is in talks to play the charismatic tech genius who gave the world the iMac, the iPod and the iPhone in Sony's...
  • Aaron Sorkin says Christian Bale will 'crush' Steve Jobs role

    Aaron Sorkin says Christian Bale will 'crush' Steve Jobs role
    Christian Bale is set to play Steve Jobs in Sony's upcoming biopic about the late Apple co-founder, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has confirmed — and he didn't even need to audition to land the part. "We needed the best actor on the board in a certain...
  • Joel Edgerton Talks Thriller 'Felony,' 'Exodus,' Trials of Shooting 'Jane Got a Gun'

    If Joel Edgerton has one piece of advice to aspiring actors, it's this: always be sure to check your inbox. "I found an email the other day from my old agent in London, that I'd just sort of discarded because I was too busy at the time," Edgerton recalls...
  • Christian Bale to Play Steve Jobs in New Movie

    Oscar-winner Christian Bale, who has played Batman and Moses, is about to take on another iconic figure: Steve Jobs. Sources confirm the actor is in talks to star in "Jobs," Sony's biopic about the late Apple co-founder. Based on Walter Isaacson's...
  • Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in biopic

    LOS ANGELES - Oscar-winner Christian Bale, who has played Batman and Moses, is about to take on another iconic figure: Steve Jobs. Sources confirm the actor is in talks to star in "Jobs," Sony's biopic about the late Apple co-founder. Based on Walter...
  • ‘Gotham': Fox orders a full season of Batman prequel series

     
    The breakout Batman prequel “Gotham” is getting a full series. Fox has ordered six more episodes, raising the series order […]...
  • Holiday Movies Try to Save the Year's Box Office

    Hollywood will spend the rest of 2014 trying to dig itself out of a very deep box office hole, with ticket sales sputtering behind last year's windfall. The difficulty is that the upcoming holiday season isn't just battling the ghosts of Christmases...
  • Lego Batman to Get His Own Movie

    The Dark Knight is rising at Warner Bros, this time as his own Lego movie. Chris McKay, who supervised animation on "The Lego Movie," is directing the script from Seth Grahame-Smith. Roy Lee and Dan Lin are returning as producers along with "Lego"...
  • ‘Gotham': Exclusive video spotlights villains in Batman prequel

     
    A new teaser video shines a light on the seedy underworld in “Gotham,” Fox's Batman prequel series. Hero Complex readers […]...
  • Fox Audience Strategy Promotes Nicole Bernard to Exec VP

    Nicole Bernard has been promoted to exec VP of audience strategy for Fox Group. The post spans all TV, film and digital divisions across 21st Century Fox in an effort to focus the company's diversity efforts as a strategic business imperative in...