Posts with tag "christian bale"

  • Batman Gears Up to Fight Mystery Villain

    Posted Mar 9th 2011 at 11:20 AM by Elizabeth Yun

    Comic book fans and cinemaphiles have a common question on their lips today: Who will be Batman's new nemesis in the 'Dark Knight Rises'? Speaking to E! Online at the premiere of 'Red Riding Hood,' Gary Oldman, who plays Commissioner Gordon in the Christopher Nolan-directed superhero reboots, revealed, "I think it's a villain from one of the old, old, from way back from the old comics." It w...

  • Christian Bale Says This Is the Last Time He'll Play Batman

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010 at 08:35 AM by PopEater Staff

    In an interview for 'The Fighter' and the upcoming 'The Dark Knight Rises,' Christian Bale tells E! Online, "This will be the last time I'm playing Batman" Bale doesn't seem to have animosity for the role or the franchise; he more appears to have heard the third chapter will round out the series. "The thing is that this will be, I believe, unless Chris [Nolan, director] says different, this wil...

  • Christian Bale Gets Angry and Weird About His Career

    Posted Nov 15th 2010 at 01:44 PM by Jett Wells

    Ever since tapes leaked from Christian Bale's raging rant on the set of 'Terminator Salvation,' the public learned that the real-life Batman is a very, very angry fellow. In a Q&A for Esquire's December issue, Bale is the gift that keeps on giving, as he rips into acting and expresses how he loves it when people criticize him. Bale says he's got a huge ego, yet seems to hate himself, then c...

  • Gettin' Ugly for a Role, and Other Ways Stars Transform for Acclaim

    Posted Jan 1st 2010 at 11:00 AM by Kipp Tribble

    Getting famous these days is pretty easy. Go get yourself arrested or pop a video up on YouTube and your fifteen minutes are just around the corner. But for those that have fame as a career, accolades and acclaim are as sought after as gold and oil. The calculated measures stars will go to in order to gain the glory -- and sustain it -- are aplenty. Popeater breaks down some of the ways stars grab...

  • Tom Cruise Has Worst Week Ever

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009 at 02:41 PM by Jo Piazza

    Tom Cruise probably didn't get a memo warning him this week was going to suck. So we imagine his head is probably still spinning from all the abuse being heaped on him from every angle. First we find out that Cruise inspired Christian Bale's sociopath killer in 'American Psycho.' Then blast from the past Bronson Pinchot, who starred with Cruise in the eighties classic 'Risky Business', spille...

  • Tom Cruise's Eyes Inspired 'Psycho' Bale

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009 at 10:27 AM by PopEater Staff

    When Christian Bale went for broke with the homicide-happy Patrick Bateman in 'American Psycho,' he didn't study Charles Manson or Jeffrey Dahmer to get into character -- it was Tom Cruise that guided him. According to the film's director, Cruise's "intense friendliness with nothing behind the eyes" was what Bale based his character on. Watch Bale Get His Business Card Envying 'Psycho' On >...

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