Before Michael Fassbender was cast as Steve Jobs, the biopic went down a long and complicated road in pre-production. Directors (including David Fincher) were offered the job and passed. Actors (Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale and Natalie Portman, among them) were offered the title role and passed. With an Aaron Sorkin script we now know is very, very good, it’s surprising that so many talented people declined to participate in the movie. But, we now have an idea why these people decided to pass on Steve Jobs and it has nothing to do with the quality of the film.
Adam McKay’s best known as the director of Will Ferrell comedies like Anchorman and Step Brothers. His films tend to be weird, bizarre, and silly. But his 2010 buddy cop comedy The Other Guys ended on a note that was more outraged than outrageous: Animated infographic closing credits that outlined the reasons and details of the 2008 economic collapse (which was the background of the case investigated in the film by Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg’s characters).
Actor Christian Bale flies so low under the radar, you might think he really was Batman. No doubt about it, Christian Bale isn't your typical Hollywood superstar. Make that Oscar winning Hollywood superstar.
Last November, 4-year-old Jayden Barber was diagnosed with a terminal case of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) leukemia. Jayden's dying wish was to meet Batman, so friends and family teamed up to have local actors pose as Batman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man and Captain America and meet Jayden as he rode in a Batmobile and flashed the Bat signal.
But shortly after that event, Jayden got a call from the
‘The Dark Knight Rises‘ star Christian Bale showed he has the values instilled in Bruce Wayne when he made a personal visit to Aurora, CO, yesterday to meet with the victims of last week’s horrific movie theater shooting.
Often times the American public ignores Scott Disick in light of how much attention his girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian and her sisters get, but Disick is looking to take the spotlight for himself this time. He’s gunning for the lead role in the announced remake of ‘American Psycho.’