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Christian Bale Thought That Teresa Palmer Was a Stripper

Christian Bale is opening up about how he mistakenly thought Teresa Palmer was an actual stripper on the set of their movie Knight of Cups.

The 41-year-old actor was filming a scene in a strip club and he says director Terrence Malick wouldn’t let him know who on set was actually an actor or an extra.

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“We were filming in a strip club, and Teresa Palmer‘s there in her little silver hotpants and I’m asking her how long she’d been dancing for? Does she enjoy it? What got her into it?” Christian told the Evening Standard. “I had no idea that she was an actress until about a week after working with her. Suddenly I saw a billboard with her face on it and I went ‘What?’”

We can’t wait to hear what Teresa‘s side of the story sounds like!

Christian Bale Says He Sometimes Thinks Hollywood is 'Horrible'

Christian Bale sports a bushy beard while arriving at LAX Airport for his departing flight on Tuesday (December 1) in Los Angeles.

The 41-year-old Big Short star recently opened up about the aspects of his job he doesn’t like.

“I have moments when I feel like Hollywood is the most horrible industry – you know, when you’re overwhelmed by it,” Christian told the UK’s Evening Standard. “Then you get other moments when you think ‘Wow, it actually does feel creative after all.’”

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Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, & Christian Bale Cover 'THR'

Ryan Gosling teams up with The Big Short co-stars Steve Carell and Christian Bale for the latest cover of THR.

Here’s what the actors had to say about meeting their real-life counterparts:

Ryan: “The character I play is loosely based on a real person [Greg Lippmann], but he’s also the narrator of the film and the tour guide through this world. It was a challenge because I’m trying to play him but at the same time have one foot outside of the movie and be almost like a talk show host or something. I wouldn’t want someone to play me, unless it was Steve.”

Steve: “I met with [Steve Eisman]. We had breakfast. I read up on him. He said he had better hair. That was his one comment. He was very, very proud of his hair. He said, ‘My wife married me because of my hair.’”

Christian: “Michael [Burry] came to visit the set a number of times. And he’s a fascinating individual. We just talked for, it was like eight or nine hours straight. I became very fond of him. I love playing real characters because you create a mannerism, and the director might question that, but you’ve got the evidence. You can just call him over and chat with him for a little bit and go, ‘See, right?’”

For more on Ryan, Steve, and Christian, visit

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Ryan Gosling & His 'Big Short' Co-Stars Cover 'New York Mag'

Ryan Gosling takes the cover of New York Magazine‘s latest issue, in promotion of his new movie The Big Short.

Also on separate covers are his The Big Short co-stars Christian Bale and Steve Carell. Brad Pitt also stars in the film.

“I don’t think this movie is just about banking,” director Adam McKay said in the interview. “I think it’s all connected. It’s about oil companies, and for-profit education, and how a system goes wrong, how does a system operate, what happens to people who see it, and who are our heroes, really? How are we judging them?”

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Christian Bale Stars in First Trailer for 'Knight of Cups'

The first trailer for Christian Bale‘s upcoming movie Knight of Cups, directed by Terrence Malick, has been released!

The movie also stars fellow Oscar winners Cate Blanchett and Natalie Portman. It also featured a star-studded supporting ensemble that includes Antonio Banderas, Isabel Lucas, Joe Manganiello, Freida Pinto, Teresa Palmer, Imogen Poots, Haley Bennett, Jason Clarke, Joel Kinnaman, Wes Bentley, Brian Dennehy, Cherry Jones, Ryan O’Neal, Ben Kingsley, Nick Offerman, Thomas Lennon, and more!

Christian stars as a screenwriter who is coping with the death of his brother and falls into a descent into the Hollywood scene to deal with his loneliness. The movie will be released in theaters on March 4, 2016.

Knight of Cups – Official Trailer