With Scraggly Beard and Short Top Hat, Christian Bale Enters Netflix’s New Film ‘The Pale Blue Eye’

With Scraggly Beard and Short Top Hat, Christian Bale Enters Netflix’s New Film ‘The Pale Blue Eye’

Netflix’s upcoming movie, The Pale Blue Eye, has been creating a lot of buzz among the viewers. Adapted from the 2006 novel by Louis Bayard, the much-awaited film has Scott Cooper as the writer and director. It has been nothing less than a dream for Cooper, as he has been trying to adapt the successful novel on the screen for over a decade. Moreover, the film will feature Christian Bale in the starring role.

It will be another feather in Bale’s already illustrious acting cap. An Academy and two Golden Globe Award winner is known for his versatility and commitment to each role. From action, thriller, and adventure to romance and fantasy, the 48-year-old has done all the genres. Christian Bale has once again charmed the viewers as Netflix released his first look from The Pale Blue Eye

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Christian Bale’s look for the Netflix film leaves fans intrigued

In the first image unveiled by the streaming platform, Christian Bale can be sporting a gothic look. With a top hat and a scraggly beard, Bale, who plays the character of Augustus Landor, looks mysterious and intriguing. The picture evoked curiosity in the reader’s mind about whether the Academy awardee will have a dark personality in the movie. 

The Pale Blue Eye also has Bale as a producer. Notably, Scott Cooper and Christian Bale are reuniting for the third time. The duo had worked together for the first time in 2013 with the movie Out of the Furnace. Hostiles, released in 2017, was another masterpiece from Cooper and Bale. Apart from Bale, Harry Potter star Harry Melling also has an important role to play in the Netflix adaptation. 

A glance at The Pale Blue Eye plot 

The Netflix movie, starring Christian Bale, will follow the same plot as Louis Bayard’s successful novel. Set in 1830, the film will revolve around the mysterious death of a young cadet at West Point Academy. The death is perceived as a suicide but the story takes an interesting take when someone steals the heart from the dead body.

To find the answers and avoid any kind of negative publicity, the academy urges the former police detective Augustus Landor to come out of his retirement. Landor is more than happy to do the task, but his partner Edgar Allan Poe left him unimpressed. The movie promises a lot of thrills and drama and Landor and Poe will set on a journey of finding the answers.

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Are you excited about the Christian Bale film that will be streaming on Netflix from January 6? Share your thoughts in the comments. 

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