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'Le Mans 66' star Christian Bale reveals the message Dick Cheney passed along after actor played former veep in 'Vice'.
With 'Vice' about to hit cinemas, we take a look back at Christian Bale's most extreme body transformations.
Christian Bale has said that he's calling it a day on gaining and losing huge amounts of weight for his movie roles.
Christian Bale sported a lovely new black suit at the Critics' Choice Awards last night, showing off his trim physique after stacking it on to play US vice president Dick Cheney in Vice.
McKay has revealed that he suffered a cardiac episode just after completing principle photography on the movie, which finds Bale playing former vice president Dick Cheney.
The 40-Year-Old Virgin almost had to re-think its lead actor, Steve Carell has revealed, because the 'dailies' sent to the studio by director Judd Apatow were not looking good.
Christian Bale has transformed himself countless times for movies, but his latest role as Dick Cheney in 'Vice' is a real piece of work.