Christian Bale to play a detective in Scott Cooper’s The Pale Blue Eye

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Hollywood star Christian Bale is re-teaming with filmmaker Scott Cooper for his subsequent characteristic The Pale Blue Eye. The Oscar-winning actor beforehand collaborated with the director for critically-acclaimed films Out of the Furnace and Hostiles.

According to Deadline, the brand new film is predicated on creator Louis Bayard’s 2003 novel of the identical title. The thriller revolves across the try to remedy a collection of murders that befell in 1830 on the US Military Academy at West Point.

Bale will painting a veteran detective who investigates the murders, helped by a detail-oriented younger cadet who will later turn into a world well-known creator, Edgar Allan Poe. Cooper stated that the movie is his try at whodunnit style.

“I want to make films that push me into a different, maybe uncomfortable space, but I am glad to have Christian go there with me. I’ve wanted to make this for over a decade and fortunately for me, Christian has perfectly aged into the lead character,” the filmmaker stated.

“He was far too young when I first thought of making this. Films are meant to happen at the right time. Christian is always in high demand, but to be able to make this with him will be such a joy for me,” he added.

Cooper and Bale may also produce the film alongside John Lesher and Cross Creek’s Tyler Thompson. Production is predicted to start later this yr.

Bale is presently filming for Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder, co-starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Tessa Thompson. He may also star in filmmaker David O’Russell’s untitled subsequent alongside John David Washington and Margot Robbie.

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