4 items from 2017
The Oscar-winner, 43, debuted the chubbier look this weekend at the Telluride Film Festival, where he was in town to premier his upcoming movie Hostiles.
Bale, who also had his eyebrows dyed blonde to more closely resemble the polarizing politician, is starring as Cheney in the upcoming biopic Backseat. The film also stars Amy Adams as Lynne Cheney, Sam Rockwell as former President George W. Bush, Steve Carell as Donald Rumsfeld and Bill Pullman as Nelson Rockefeller. »
- Mike Miller
The film will see Christian Bale leading the cast a Cheney, as it chronicles his life from avoiding the draft for the Vietnam War through his rise to CEO of multinational corporation Halliburton, and his stint in office as the Vice President under George W. Bush.
Also set to feature in the cast are Steve Carell as Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Amy Adams as Cheney’s wife Lynne, and Bill Pullman as Nelson Rockefeller. Production is slated to get underway in September. »
- Gary Collinson
Exclusive: He's played the President who saved the world twice in the Independence Day movies and now Bill Pullman will play a Vice President in Adam McKay's film about Dick Cheney. With Christian Bale set as the controversial and Darth Vader-nicknamed 46th VP in what is now being called Backseat, Pullman will play Nelson Rockefeller in the pic. As well as a frequent would-be Presidential candidate, the scion of one of America's richest families served as Governor of New… »
When Muhammad Ali passed away on June 4th, 2016, those who knew him, admired him, fought him and loved him attested to his singular skill as a boxer, his fleet footwork and his way with words (especially of the trash-talking variety). What was often emphasized the most in these tributes, however, was how Ali was as much a political firebrand as a gamechanging pugilist – both the 20th century's consummate athlete and a social activist willing to sacrifice his career by standing up for what he believed. This was the heavyweight champion »
4 items from 2017
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