Christian Bale Set to Front “Everest”

Posted Tuesday February 19, 2013 3:30 PM GMT

Taking on another physically challenging role, Christian Bale is reportedly attached to portray the leading role in “Everest.”

According to Deadline, the “Dark Knight” actor will star in the Baltasar Kormakur-directed flick, which is set up at Universal Pictures and Working Title.

The flick is based on a disaster-ridden journey to the famed mountain, which took place in 1996.

Aside from “Everest,” Mr. Bale is preparing for the release of his Terrence Malick-directed flick “Knight of Cups” and the Scott Cooper helmed movie “Out of the Furnace.”

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