I could just run for hours on end and I felt really healthy. Impressively scripted and deeply felt drama that reunites the stars of True Blood. One of his grandfathers was a stand-up comedian, the other was a stand-in for John Wayne and his mother, Jenny, was a dancer and circus performer. Director Neil Jordan for "Greta". Create an account Forgotten your password? When MTV News caught up with the actor recently, we asked him if anything in particular inspired him to seek out such demanding roles.
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Russell is skilled at mixing intense drama and humor, as he did on "Three Kings," which also co-starred Wahlberg. I can't lose that much weight, because I wouldn't be able to box and train and everything," he explained. S Ep9 3m checkmark Add to Watchlist. Mark Wahlberg plays the title character in "The Fighter," but it's Christian Bale as his brother who steals the show. Micky gains ground in his career, racking up wins and eventually making it to a Las Vegas bout on HBO. As an HBO crew films Dicky documenting his comeback, he says , Dicky can't help reliving - ceaselessly - his most cherished moment in the ring, when he knocked down Sugar Ray Leonard in an HBO bout 14 years earlier. S Ep3 3m checkmark Add to Watchlist.
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Obviously, the physical transformations are only one part of the work Bale does in these roles, and you can bet Academy voters are taking notice. Prince Andrew takes blustery morning trot around Royal estate 'Please come home sweetheart, we need you': Special 3m checkmark Add to Watchlist. Dating divas hit out in an explosive row over whether to dump That left him all the way down to lbs. Tim Tebow for "Run the Race".
We went with the first "Rocky" here, tempting as it was to dredge up later installments featuring Mr. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. In gorgeous, intimate black-and-white with its haunting title sequence, this may just go down as Martin Scorsese's brutal masterpiece. Bale has talked about envying Ledger a bit on the set of "The Dark Knight," watching his co-star cut loose as the Joker while he had to remain rigid as the tightly wound Batman. In Bale starred in the western Hostilities , portraying a U. Before you submit an error, please consult our Troubleshooting Guide. Problems Playing Video?