Thanks to Christian Bale's new look, many men now see themselves as Batman.
Christian Bale has been "eating a lot of pies" to play former Vice President Dick Cheney in an upcoming biopic. The film, reportedly titled "Backseat," co-stars Amy Adams as his wife Lynne Cheney, and both transformed for their roles.
Bale is known for his many physical transformations across films, but it was still a shock to see him bleach his eyebrows and gain weight for the role of Dick Cheney. The resulting look, which now includes a bald head, appeared to many fans as a better match for themselves or their dads than George W. Bush's veep.
This, of course, led to great reactions on Twitter:
If this really Christian Bale then every friend I've ever had, has a dad with potential https://t.co/CmXnnIMLZx— Alyssa Murray (@Alyssa27M) November 14, 2017
"I'm not wearing hockey pads." pic.twitter.com/bAZlW4FAFx— Lights, Camera, Podcast (@LightsCameraPod) November 14, 2017
Him on Bumble versus him standing outside the bar for your first date pic.twitter.com/RJow1DYYKE— Alana Massey (@AlanaMassey) November 14, 2017
Christian Bale is that bloke in the pub that clears the empty glasses even tho he doesn't work there. pic.twitter.com/JzQf7hhgMV— Paddy (@padleyr80) November 15, 2017
Christian Bale's next part is playing 'man who stands next to bus driver and talks to him while he works' pic.twitter.com/1MTInS1NBc— Glenn Kitson (@Glenn_Kitson) November 14, 2017
Christian Bale out here looking like a large shy baby pic.twitter.com/vJosknmYtK— Brett Quinn (@BrettQuinnPhD) November 14, 2017
I have that shirt, hairline and that double-chin.... Am I Christian Bale?!?!?!?!, https://t.co/JbtA2zHats— Dirk Diggler (@dannyroderick77) November 14, 2017
I will NOT be making a statement about how much I look like fat Christian Bale. Please respect my privacy.— Alex Murphy 🌙🏊🏻 (@alexmurphypr) November 14, 2017
I have been told that Christian Bale looks like me since he changed his image 😁https://t.co/KvxwTODtfu— Scott Nelson (@SocialistVoice) November 14, 2017
Soon, I can tell people I'm built like Christian Bale. https://t.co/U7e54boFmC— Jay Zawaski (@JayZawaski670) November 14, 2017
At least Bale looks happy. Doesn't he? At least more content than his usual more surly stare, which may be due to all the times he's had to starve himself for other roles:
Typical Christian Bale. pic.twitter.com/YWe3m2Y1cd— BBQChiken (@ChikenBbq) November 15, 2017
Just eating a lot of pie sounds like great film prep, from here. We're planning to do a lot next week ourselves.
Bale's Dick Cheney movie does not have a release date yet, but we're looking forward to seeing his latest transformation on screen.
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