Producer Edward R. Pressman says he met with David Lynch and Tim Burton before finding the right director.
“This acting thing is the only thing I know how to do... whereas Matt is multi-talented,” said Bale.
Christian Bale is in talks to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe and join Chris Hemsworth in “Thor: Love and Thunder,” TheWrap has confirmed.Bale last wore superhero spandex in Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight’ trilogy.Taika Waititi will return to write and direct. The filmmaker directed the third film in the installment, “Thor: Ragnarok,” which was written by Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle and Christopher L. Yost. Waititi also portrayed Korg in “Ragnarok” and “Avengers: Endgame.”Also Read: 'Ford v Ferrari' Film Review: Christian Bale and Matt Damon Drive Steady Through Underwritten Le Mans TaleThe plot remains under wraps, but in “Avengers: Endgame,” as the film is wrapping up, one moment of sorely-needed levity after so many gut-punches comes when Thor leaves New Asgard on Earth and hitches a ride to parts unknown with the Guardians of the Galaxy. As they get ready to depart, Thor jokingly refers to the group as the “Asgardians of the Galaxy,” leading to a funny exchange with Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) about who really leads the team. So we know at least where Thor might be when he returns.“Thor: Ragnarok” grossed $854 million at the worldwide box office since its debut in November of 2017, and scored rave reviews from critics, achieving a 93 percent “fresh” score on Rotten Tomatoes, as well as an “A” CinemaScore.A four time Oscar nominee who won a best supporting actor Oscar for 2010’s “The Fighter,” Bale can currently be seen in “Ford v Ferrari.” Bale is repped by WME.“Thor: Love and Thunder” will hit theaters Nov. 2021.Marvel had no comment.Collider first reported the news.“Thor: Love and Thunder” will hit theaters Nov. 2021.Read original story Christian Bale in Talks to Join Marvel’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ At TheWrap
Physical transformation is a huge part of the actor’s toolkit, whether it’s gaining weight, adopting a new physicality or sitting in the make-up chair for hours on end while talented crew members work their magic.This year has yielded an unusual array of transformative performances, with many of the world’s most famous faces changed beyond all recognition in service of delivering something special on the big screen.From glossy awards season biopics to mega-budget blockbuster spectaculars, the craft of an actor often requires a willingness to take risks in delivering a memorable look.These stars certainly succeeded.Read moreMovie transformations of 2018Charlize Theron criticised for dramatic Monster weight gainOlivia Colman discusses shifting weight between Queen roles
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