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Woody Harrelson is going to get to play the bad guy.
The "Hunger Games" mentor is set to trade drunken guidance for seething villainy as he's signed on to play the heavy in the crime drama, "Out of the Furnace," according to Variety.
Woody joins Christian Bale and Casey Affleck in the hardcore tale of Russell and Rodney Baze, two brothers who live in the economically depressed Rust Belt and dream of better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, Rodney is lured into one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast by kingpin Curtis DeGroat (Harrelson). Get More »
Zoe Saldana and Casey Affleck have signed on the dotted line to join Christian Bale in "Out of the Furnace," a revenge drama directed by Scott Cooper that's set to start production later this month.
"Furnace" is based on a script from 2008 called "The Low Dweller," and since then, plenty of ink has been spilled on the ups and downs of its development. Now that we're only a month away from kicking things off, more info is being confirmed. That's Hollywood, folks! Get More »
Considering he's made tens of millions of dollars, is a worldwide superstar and has an Oscar on his resume to boot, you could forgive Christian Bale for taking it easy once in a while. After all, he's still got "The Dark Knight Rises" ready to blow up theaters this summer. The guy has kind of earned a break.
Luckily for film fans, though, Bale's idea of a good time apparently is slaving away in front of the camera, because according to indieWire he's signed on to yet another upcoming project, the dramatic thriller "Out of the Furnace."
Bale's crowded schedule — which already included the upcoming Terrence Malick films "Lawlewss" and "Knight of Cups" — is in direct contrast to that of "Out of Furnace" director Scott Cooper, who has pretty much been cooling his heels since "Crazy Heart" hit theaters in 2009. Get More »