His portrayal of the somewhat hilarious yuppie Patrick Bateman in ‘American Psycho’ may be one of the most iconic works of his career. Christian Bale Who has surprised us in front of the cameras on countless occasions. Even then, The talent projected on screen was not directly proportional to the salary Which was found by the British in the film Mary Harron.
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Bale’s experience in production was not exactly a bed of roses. As he explained in an interview with GQ, He had to fight hard to win this role, only Aaron supported his candidacy., However, persistence – or stubbornness – put the ax and chain in his hands.
“Nobody other than the director wanted me to do it. So he said I can do it only if they pay me this much. I was preparing for it when other people were playing roles. Kept doing it. And, you know, it went on. I lost my head, but I got it back.
But this bickering between unbelieving actors, directors and producers is usually the order of the day. What is more surprising is that Interpreter received much less money than expected And that too provoked derision from the makeup team; This was particularly difficult to digest, given the delicate position of Bale and his family at the time.
“Honestly, the first thing was that it took me a long time to try to do it, and they paid me the absolute minimum they were legally allowed to. And I had a house that I shared with my father and sister. The first thing I did was going back was, ‘Oh my God, I need to get some money,’ because I just finished American Psycho, but I remember one time I was sitting in the makeup trailer and The makeup artists were laughing at me because I was paid less than any of them. So that was my inspiration. After that, it was just ‘I have to get enough so we don’t meet again’.
even jokingly, Find out who was one of the giants he had to fight to become Batman -Not the Batman that came later-: none other than Leonardo DiCaprio.
“It’s not just me. See, till date, if anyone gets a role it’s because [Leo] Rejected it earlier. It doesn’t matter what others tell you. It doesn’t matter how good you are with the directors. The people I’ve worked with so many times have offered you each of those roles, okay? One of those people said to me, so thank you Leo, because you really choose everything that you do. Good for him, he’s phenomenal.”
Luckily, the stars aligned and another one of the great thrillers one of the best literary adaptations Since the end of the last century.