EXCLUSIVE: Christian Bale and director Scott Cooper will be making their third film together. Bale will be featured in Cooper’s script adaptation of Louis Bayard’s novel The Pale Blue Eye, Cross Creek, which was nominated by the Golden Globe The Trial of the Chicago 7 emerged, finances and produces CAA Media Finance and Endeavor Content jointly take over the domestic distribution rights in the European film market, with MadRiver handling the international distribution

Thriller revolves around trying to solve a series of murders that took place at the US in 1830 Military Academy at West Point Bale will play a skilled detective investigating the murders, aided by a detail-minded young cadet who later becomes a world-famous writer, Edgar Allan Poe

“Although Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston and died madly in Baltimore, he spent most of his life in Virginia, my home state,” Cooper told Deadline. “So I grew up with his presence. He gave us the detective- Genre and is still so present in our culture that every horror, mystery and science fiction writer is indebted to Poe This is my attempt at a big screen Whodunit with a serial killer at its center I want to make films that put me in pushing another, perhaps uncomfortable room, but I’m glad Christian is going there with me.I wanted to do this for over a decade and luckily Christian aged perfectly into the main character.He was way too young when I thought of doing this make Films should take place at the right time Christian is always in great demand, but being able to do that with him will be a great pleasure for me ”

Bale will be producing with Cooper, John Lesher, and Tyler Thompson of Cross Creek The plan is to shoot this fall

Cooper and Bale will be making their third film together after teaming up on Out of the Furnace and Hostiles Cooper most recently directed the Guillermo del Toro-produced horror film Antlers for Fox Searchlight, due out this fall, and Bale, last seen in Ford versus Ferrari, Thor: Love and Thunder and the unnamed David O Russell film

Cross Creek directed the film as part of its multi-pic development agreement with Chris Sharp, Emily Salveson and Ryan Smith of Streamline Global

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Source: https://deadline.com/2021/02/christian-bale-scott-cooper-the-pale-blue-eye-thriller-edgar-allan-poe-cross-creek-berliin-film-market-1234702009/