Christian Bale's abilities to transform his body and to disappear into a character influenced the decision to cast him in Batman Begins (2005), the first chapter in Christopher Nolan's definitive trilogy that proved a dark-themed narrative could resonate with audiences worldwide. A quiet, personal victory for Bale: he accepted the role after the passing of his father in late 2003, an event that caused him to question whether he would continue performing.
A swarve look for Christian Bale in the film #Equilibrium (2002)
Christian Bale Packs on the Pounds for Dick Cheney Biopic
Christian Bale Packs on the Pounds for Dick Cheney Biopic -- Christian Bale will play Dick Cheney in director Adam McKay's biopic that looks at the former Vice President and how he changed the world as we know it. -- http://movieweb.com/dick-cheney-movie-christian-bale-weight-gain/