Chameleon actor Christian Bale will not rule out doing one other Marvel film so long as it is received an “fascinating story.”
After taking part in the villain in Thor: Love and Thunder, we may very properly see Christian Bale sooner or later taking part in a wholly new character within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Whereas it is considerably uncommon for actors to play separate established characters within the MCU, it is one thing that does occur. Given Bale’s skills as a chameleon actor who utterly disappears into his varied roles, it would not be a stretch to see Bale taking up a unique position sooner or later within the MCU’s future.
For what it is price, Bale is open to the concept, even when that is partly as a result of he is making his youngsters pleased. In a brand new interview with Leisure Tonight, Bale touched on the potential for taking up a brand new character within the MCU sooner or later. He makes it clear he’d be up for doing that if it meets the factors of getting a superb story along with his youngsters guaranteeing him that it is a position he must take. As Bale explains within the interview by way of The Direct:
“A superb story is an effective story. A superb character, a superb director—if it’s an fascinating factor. And, crucially, if my youngsters are telling me that I’m not allowed to not do it. [For Love and Thunder] they stated, ‘no, you don’t say no to that. You’re saying sure to that.’”
Perhaps Christian Bale May Play One other Villain
One thing else Bale loved about taking part in Gorr was that taking up a supervillain position is one thing he discovered to be a lot simpler than taking part in the hero, as he did for 3 motion pictures in Christopher Nolan’s Darkish Knight Trilogy. Perhaps if he is provided one other villainous position, that may make it extra attractive to step again into the MCU to play somebody simply as evil however in any other case fairly totally different from Gorr. As Bale lately instructed Display screen Rant about dangerous guys having “extra enjoyable”:
“They do, completely. They not solely have extra enjoyable, however they’re simpler to play. As a result of everyone is fascinated with dangerous guys, proper? The minute the dangerous man walks on the display screen, nobody’s wanting on the good man anymore. All eyes go to the dangerous man, so it is a a lot simpler appearing gig.”
In the meantime, Bale can subsequent be seen as an 1830s detective working with Edgar Allan Poe (Harry Melling) to research a sequence of murders in New York. Referred to as The Pale Blue Eye and primarily based on Louis Bayard’s ebook of the identical title, the movie is written and directed by Scott Cooper, who beforehand directed Bale in Out of the Furnace and Hostiles. The movie will likely be launched on Netflix on Jan. 6, 2023.