Christian Bale, who has a British accent, did all of his promotional interviews for Batman Begins in an American accent because he felt Batman was “such an American character” and he did not want audiences asking “What the hell is going on? Why do we have an English Batman?”

: An Interview with Christian Bale

Batman Begins: An Interview with Christian Bale

Christian Bale is one of those actors who can play any role and make it shine. Ever since he made his film debut in “Empire of the Sun”, he’s made a film for each genre. From the sci-fi film Equilibrium, to the fantasy adventure Reign of Fire, as well as the thriller American Psycho, Bale has made his mark in this business. He captures national headlines when he lost 60 pounds for his role in The Machinist, and then gained worldwide acclaim when he beat out loads of actors and was cast as the new Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins. Not only does he play the role with such intensity, but his demeanor and expressions captures the essence of who Bruce Wayne and why Batman exists. In speaking with b… Continue Reading


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