Christian Bale to star in Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic?

| Updated: Apr 06, 2017 19:49 IST

Los Angeles [USA], April 06 (ANI): Looks like director Adam McKay might keep his 'Big Short' team together for his upcoming movie. As reported by Hollywood Reporter, Christian Bale, along with Steve Carell and Amy Adams, are in early talks to star in the untitled Dick Cheney biopic being prepped by Adam McKay. The Paramount's project is a follow-up to McKay's 'The Big Short.' His Oscar-nominated movie about the economic and housing market collapse in the mid-2000s. The movie focuses on the controversial figure Dick Cheney, who acted as the vice president to President George W. Bush. Bale is in talks to portray Cheney, who was an ardent supporter of strong anti-terrorist actions and a key supporter of the Iraq War. Carell is circling the role of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Adams would play Cheney's wife, Lynne Cheney. McKay is producing with his Gary Sanchez Productions partners Will Ferrell and Kevin Messick. Plan B is also producing it. On a related note, Christian Bale will be next seen in Scott Cooper's 'Hostiles,' alongside Rosamund Pike, Stephen Lang and Ben Foster. (ANI)

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