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The Bride: Christian Bale monstrous in the new adaptation of Frankenstein

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun24,2024

It's his habit: when Christian Bale embarks on a film project requiring a physical transformation, he doesn't beat around the bush. The proof still today with the film entitled; The Bride, in which the actor made up his face as a Frankenstein's monster. After the first photos, here are the first videos of the filming which is currently taking place in Paris. New York.

The Bride: Christian Bale monstrous in the new adaptation of Frankenstein

Christian Bale, Hollywood's chameleon

In the fall of 2025, a new adaptation of the famous monster imagined by Mary Shelley in 1818 will be released in theaters. Titled The Brideand carried out by Maggie Gyllenhaal, it was Christian Bale who was chosen to embody this monstrous character from the novel. For the occasion and as usual Each time he gets involved in a role for the cinema, the actor does not hesitate to take part. transform physically. We remember that to play Dick Cheney in Vice in 2018, Bale gained 20 kilos or, on the contrary, to slip into the skin of Gorr, the big man; singing in Thor: Love and Thunder, he had lost weight and shaved. the head.

The Bride: Christian Bale monstrous in the new adaptation of Frankenstein

Last April, the production of the film shared a first glimpse of the physique that Christian Bale would sport in The Bride.And suffice to say that the view of the photo, the actor who played Batman in Christopher Nolan's trilogy, was totally unrecognizable.

Bale, monstrously unrecognizable on the set

Today, these are video extracts which have just appeared on YouTube in which we can see Christian Bale and his playing partner Jessie Buckley on the set of the film which takes place in New York. New York. In a first sequence which is staged in a city street, the actor has his face hidden; behind a scarf then in the second sequence, he is again in the street but this time with the actress who plays the future wife of Doctor Frankenstein. With the face uncovered, one can see clearly; how unrecognizable the 50-year-old actor is. We'll let you watch this on video below.

< p>As a reminder, The Bride is directly inspired by Mary Shelley's novel and will focus on the creation of the monster by Doctor Frankenstein in the 1930s . The official synopsis specifies that “Frankenstein goes to Chicago to ask for help from Doctor Euphronius in order to create a companion. The two men bring a murdered young woman back to life“.

The Bride: Christian Bale monstrous in the new adaptation of Frankenstein

Besides Jessie Buckley, who returns to the role Director after The Lost Daughter and Christian Bale, the public will also find Penélope Cruz, Peter Sarsgaard and Annette Bening in the cast.

< p>Note that The Bride will not be the only film that will appeal to Frankenstein fans. Indeed, Guillermo del Toro will offer his own version of Mary Shelley's novel. with a film in which we will find Jacob Elordi, Oscar Isaac, Lars Mikkelsen and Christoph Waltz. < /p>

The Bride is expected in theaters on October 3, 2025.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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