14 Castings For New Movies That Prove Hollywood Has Gone Insane
14 Christian Bale - Dick Cheney
Nobody in their right mind would look at 77-year-old former US Vice President Dick Cheney and think he'd be an ideal character for 44-year-old Welsh actor Christian Bale to play, but here we are.
Even weirder, the film - occasionally known as Backseat but strictly still untitled - is being made by Adam McKay, stars lots of comedians and somehow ISN'T a comedy. How can Bale not be playing Cheney for laughs?
So far, glimpses of him in character have shown a typical transformation by Bale, which should help, but it's still a hell of an odd direction to go in.
Will It Work?
Well, Bale is an incredibly gifted actor with a particular flair for real-life figures, so we can probably trust him to do wonders with his performance. And it's not like many people would have said