Christian Bale’s “Dark Knight” Audition: Watch Here!

Posted Monday September 23, 2013 2:08 PM GMT

He’s arguably the best Batman of all time, and Christian Bale had superhero mojo even before he was cast in the “Dark Knight” franchise.

The “American Psycho” actor’s first audition is included in the special features section of the forthcoming “The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition” Blu-Ray box set, and he’s quite convincing.

As a favor to director Christopher Nolan, Amy Adams stood in as the female lead as Christian did his best Caped Crusader impression while wearing Val Kilmer’s Batman suit.

Nolan also notes that Bale’s decision to use two different voices for Bruce Wayne and Batman was a definite factor in selecting him for the gig.

Watch the audition below!




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