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  1. 'Dark Knight's' Christian Bale on Why He's Starring Next in a $100 Million Chinese Movie

    11:30 am 11/30/2011

    From Nolan to Nanjing? Directed by the legendary Zhang Yimou, the Oscar winner is the first major Westerner to play a lead role in a Chinese movie with Rape of Nanking epic "The Flowers of War." In the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter, days after "The Dark Knight Rises" filming wrapped, the pair discuss what it means for business in China, and if the language barrier mattered: "Yimou actually wanted Christian Slater but ended up with me," jokes Bale.Read more

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  2. An Auteur + This Actor = Game Change

    7:46 pm 11/29/2011

    Oscar winner Christian Bale becomes the first Western actor to star in a Chinese movie (a $100 million one at that) as he and director Zhang Yimou shake up the Hollywood model of doing business with "The Flowers of War."Read more

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  3. Christian Bale Rates His 'The Dark Knight Rises' Co-Stars

    9:17 am 11/27/2011

    The actor praises Anne Hathaway's Catwoman, calling it the "hardest job," and gives his thoughts on Tom Hardy and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's performances in a new interview. Read more

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  4. 'The Dark Knight Rises' Marks the End of Christian Bale's Batman Era

    3:25 pm 11/26/2011

    In a new interview, the actor recalls hanging up his cape for "the last time," calling it the end of "that Batman era." Read more

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  5. 'Dark Knight Rises' Star Tom Hardy 'Intimidated' by Christian Bale's Batman

    3:57 pm 11/25/2011

    "There’s a three-year-old in me that’s going, ‘Oh my God that’s Batman,'" says Hardy. "That’s Batman and he’s going to hit me! But I love Batman!"Read more

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  6. 'Dark Knight Rises' Director Christopher Nolan Reveals New Details About the Plot, Villain Bane

    4:02 pm 11/21/2011

    The movie picks up eight years after "The Dark Knight" with Bruce Wayne "not in a great state," says the helmer, who has been notoriously secretive about the final film in his Batman trilogy.Read more

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  7. Christian Bale Chinese Epic 'Flowers of War' Nears U.S. Distribution Deal (Exclusive)

    12:45 pm 11/7/2011

    UPDATED: New indie outfit Wrekin Hill has finalized its pact to release Zhang Yimou's big-budget historical drama in time for an awards run in association with Row 1 Productions. Read more

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  8. ‘The Dark Knight Rises’' Wall Street Fight Scene Resembles Pittsburgh Shoot (Video)

    11:35 am 11/7/2011

    Gotham City Police and the Arkham Asylum inmates had a rematch in New York over the weekend after a similar scene was shot over the summer.Read more

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  9. AFM 2011: Terrence Malick Announces Next Two Films, 'Lawless' and 'Knight of Cups'

    1:12 pm 11/1/2011

    "Lawless" stars Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, while Bale and Blanchett will topline "Knight of Cups"; both titles will be shopped at the American Film Market by FilmNation.Read more

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  10. 'Flowers of War' Trailer: Christian Bale Protects Girls From Invading Japanese in 1937 China (Video)

    4:23 pm 10/20/2011

    The movie will be China's submission for the best foreign-language film Academy Award.Read more

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