Australian director John Hillcoat who brought us the films ‘The Proposition’ and ‘The Road’ is attached to direct an adaptation of Michael Punke’s book ‘The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge’ according to Bloody Disgusting.
Mark L. Smith who is the writer for the 2007 film ‘Vacancy’ has confirmed he is writing the script for ‘The Revenant’ and that negotiations are currently underway to cast Christian Bale who has shown interest in the film.
Christian Bale has an impressive filmography to his name including ‘The Prestige’, ‘Rescue Dawn’, ‘The Machinist’ and of course the current Batman franchise. Bale is highly dedicated to the art of acting and has regularly displayed extreme levels of commitment to the roles he has been cast in the past, particularly his role in ‘The Machinist’.
Stay tuned as we wait for official announcements as things progress for ‘The Revenant’.