Toronto Aspiring actors may want to do as Christian Bale does, not as he says. Because when it comes to craft, Bale doesn’t say much.
“I don’t know what there is to teach, particularly,” says Bale, who stars as real-life prisoner of war Dieter Dengler in Rescue Dawn. “I think that, with filmmaking, acting, directing, there are some very basic rules that perhaps it helps to know ahead of time, but I think that too much teaching can destroy any originality.”
Bale, a 33-year-old Welshman based in Los Angeles, embodies the reincarnation of the Batman franchise. Just don’t expect him to rip off his proverbial mask and reveal all. [Read more…] about Acting on his instincts