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Christian Bale worried he 'f***ed up' Batman audition

Christian Bale worried he 'f***ed up' Batman audition

Nov 19 2013, 10:16am CST | by Bang Movies

Christian Bale worried he ''f***ed up'' his Batman audition because of his voice. The actor's incarnation of the caped crusader was defined by his deep, gravelly voice, however, Bale admits he wasn'...

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Christian Bale worried he 'f***ed up' Batman audition

Nov 19 2013, 10:16am CST | by Bang Movies

Christian Bale worried he ''f***ed up'' his Batman audition because of his voice.

The actor's incarnation of the caped crusader was defined by his deep, gravelly voice, however, Bale admits he wasn't sure how the accent went over with producers when he first read for the part.

He recalled: ''I went home that evening, and my wife said, 'How'd it go?' I went, 'I kind of did this.' And I showed her and she went, 'Oh, you f***ed that one up, didn't you?' Thank God they went for it.''

Bale - who starred in Christopher Nolan's 'The Dark Knight' trilogy between 2005 and 2012 - also revealed that he adopted the gruff voice because he felt ridiculous standing in a latex Batman costume and wanted to give the character some weight.

He told MTV News: ''I got there. They put me in [former Batman] Val Kilmer's suit. It didn't even fit properly and I stood in it and I went, 'I feel like an idiot.' What kind of guy walks around dressed like a bat, and is then going to go, 'Hello, how are you? Just ignore that I'm dressed as a bat.'

''I went 'I can't do this in a normal voice. I have to become a beast in order to sell this to myself.' ''

With the British actor now retiring his Batsuit, 'Argo' star Ben Affleck will take over the Batman role in the upcoming 'Man of Steel' sequel and Bale thinks his successor should find his own voice for the role.

He added: ''The voice ain't for everybody. Ben's obviously going to have to do his own thing, but it was the only way that I could find how to get into that and to justify wearing the fricking Batsuit.''

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ComingSoon.net got to see a special presentation of footage from Sir Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings, starring Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton, which will ...
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New 'Exodus' Trailer Leaves Trail of Dead Bodies and Sea of Blood

Oct 2 2014 2:23am CDT | Source: ace showbiz

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Christian Bale Watched Monty Python to Prepare for Exodus: Gods and Kings

Oct 2 2014 2:00am CDT | Source: ign

The Oscar winner sought out Life of Brian to play Moses. Christian Bale was on-hand to screen over 30 minutes of 3D footage from Ridley Scott's Mo ...
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Bale Watched Monty Python, Mel Brooks to Prepare for Moses

Oct 1 2014 3:07pm CDT | Source: ign

20th Century Fox screened a little over a half an hour of 3D footage from their forthcoming biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings at a press event Tuesday, followed by a Q&A session with the film's star Christian Bale, who plays Moses in the Ridley Scott-directed movie. The segments shown portrayed the overall arc of Moses throughout the film, from the adopted son of the Pharaoh Seti (John Turturro) and foster brother/best friend of heir Ram ...
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11 Things We Learned From Exodus Gods and Kings Footage: Moses Mania!

Oct 1 2014 1:38pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

We headed to the Fox lot last night and were treated to an early look at not only that Exodus: Gods and Kings trailer that premiered this morning, but over 20 minutes of footage from the Ridley Scott biblical epic. Christian Bale then joined us afterward to talk about the footage and the making of the movie! We took away much from the footage we screened, and above all else this is a film with a massive scope that has an uncannily powerful story at its heart. Bal ...
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Watch the Full Trailer for Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’

Oct 1 2014 12:25pm CDT | Source: Variety

Fox and Chernin Entertainment have released the full trailer for Ridley Scott’s biblical epic “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” starring Christian Bale. The film also stars Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley “Exodus” revolves around the tale of Moses and the latest trailer showcases the action Scott is known for on... Read mo ...
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