'Batman' star chuckles over Chicago mishap

CHICAGO, July 18 (UPI) -- "Batman Begins" star Christian Bale says one of his most memorable moments in promoting the hit film happened on a Chicago street.

'Batman' sets records on IMAX screens

LOS ANGELES, June 21 (UPI) -- "Batman Begins" made record grosses in one format with the IMAX version pulling in $3.16 million.

'Batman' tops $15 million on first day

LOS ANGELES, June 16 (UPI) -- "Batman Begins" took in $15.1 million Wednesday, its first day in U.S. theaters.

Warners hoping for Batmania to strike

LOS ANGELES, June 15 (UPI) -- Warner Bros. is hoping Wednesday's debut of "Batman Begins" will jumpstart the so far lackluster box office results this season.

Katie Holmes gushes about Cruise

LONDON, June 13 (UPI) -- Actress Katie Holmes, arriving in London for the premiere of "Batman Begins," said her relationship with Tom Cruise is "wonderful."

Jean Simmons lends voice to 'Howl's' hag

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- Legendary film actress Jean Simmons says she enjoyed the new experience of dubbing her voice for the animated movie, "Howl's Moving Castle."

Stars attend premiere of new Miyazaki film

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars Lauren Bacall, Jean Simmons, Emily Mortimer and Blythe Danner attended the New York premiere of their new animated film, "Howl's Moving Castle."

Upcoming 'Batman Begins' a globetrotter

LONDON, May 31 (UPI) -- The upcoming fifth installment in the superhero movie series, "Batman Begins" is a $150 million story that explains how Bruce Wayne became the caped crusader.

Miyazaki feature to premiere at MOMA

NEW YORK, May 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. premiere of Hayao Miyazaki's "Howl's Moving Castle" is set to take place during a retrospective on Japanese animation at New York's Museum of Modern Ar

Howl's Castle moves to the US

TOKYO, March 18 (UPI) -- "Howl's Moving Castle," the wildly popular Japanese animation directed by Hayao Miyazaki, will be shown in the United States from June 10.

Japanese animated hit heads for U.S.

TOKYO, March 17 (UPI) -- Hayao Miyazaki's latest animation hit "Howl's Moving Castle" will be released in the United States in June, it was announced Thursday.

'Batman Begins' to open on Imax

TORONTO, March 2 (UPI) -- The upcoming movie "Batman Begins" will be released on Imax screens the same day it hits traditional 35mm theaters, The Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday.

Batman game uses actors' voices, likeness

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Electronic Arts and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have secured an all-star cast of U.S. and international actors for the Batman Begins video game.

'Batman' has two composers

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard are in talks to collaborate on the score for Warner Bros. Pictures' "Batman Begins," The Hollywood Reporter said Friday.

Bloom voted U.K.'s sexiest actor

LONDON, June 15 (UPI) -- "Troy" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" star Orlando Bloom has been voted the United Kingdom's sexiest actor, Britain's Daily Mail said Tuesday.
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Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actor Christian Bale poses with his Oscar at the 83rd annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on February 27, 2011. UPI/Phil McCarten

Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is an English actor. Best known for his roles in American films, Bale has starred in both big budget Hollywood films and the smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.

Bale first caught the public eye at the age of 13, when he was cast in the starring role of Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun. He played an English boy who is separated from his parents and subsequently finds himself lost in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. He is notable for portraying Bruce Wayne in the Batman films Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, as well as yuppie serial killer Patrick Bateman in American Psycho.

In 2010, Bale played Dicky Eklund in the biopic The Fighter. He earned extensive critical acclaim for his role and won several accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role.

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