- OUT OF THE FURNACE
Oscar winner Christian Bale has just been locked in for the leading role in Crazy Heart director Scott Cooper's upcoming drama Out of the Furnace.
|Bale in TDK|
According to Indie Wire's The Playlist, Bale will play Slim, an Indiana native who has just been freed from prison in 1986. Although he initially has plans to marry his girlfriend, Slim's brother is soon found to be murdered after falling in with a dangerous gambling racket. This eventually leads to Slim's quest for revenge.
Current plans are for production to begin before the summer when Bale's Knight of Cups is slated to shoot.
You can catch Christian Bale in his next film, The Dark Knight Rises that releases July 20 2012. Be There!! His BATMAN!!