Facts About AMERICAN HUSTLE: Christian Bale – popular for his role as the Batman – is all set to storm cinema theatres with his upcoming crime thriller – AMERICAN HUSTLE. The movie – previously considered an underdog for Oscars – is now being considered a serious threat for all the top contenders for The Oscars 2014.
AMERICAN HUSTLE is a crime drama thriller that features the story of five people as they venture into the world of corruption in early 1970′s. Early reviews of the movie are astounding – movie enthusiasts are praising Christian Bale and Amy Adam’s performances to a great extent. The movie has still a couple of weeks until in releases to worldwide theatres.
Christian Bale plays the lead role in David O. Russell’s AMERICAN HUSTLE.
As AMERICAN HUSTLE is a movie which features a great cast and a great storyline – you must be looking forward to getting your hands on any information that you can on the movie. Pursuant to that, I have 10 interesting & exciting facts about AMERICAN HUSTLE that you’d love to know before grabbing a ticket for the movie.
These exciting movie facts about AMERICAN HUSTLE are some production hazards, pre-production facts or post-production gimmicks. Please note that these movies facts DO NOT include any spoilers or excessive plot details.
AMERICAN HUSTLE stars Christian Bale, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Jeremey Renner, Amy Adams and Robert De Niro in the significant roles. The movie will open to worldwide theatres on December 18th, 2013.
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10 Exciting Facts About AMERICAN HUSTLE
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#1. The script of AMERICAN HUSTLE was primarily titled as “American Bullshit” and was ranked 8th on Hollywood’s 2010 Black List – a list that ranks unproduced scripts.
#2. Actor Christian Bale was first cast in the leading role in AMERICAN HUSTLE – he left the role and was replaced by Bradley Cooper. However, he later hopped in and accepted the lead role again.
#3. Director David O. Russell had written the script for character Rosalyn Rosenfeld for Jennifer Lawrence.
#4. Actor Christian Bale went through extensive physical transition for his role in AMERICAN HUSTLE. He had to gain 40 pounds and a comb-over and adapting to the postures. In the process, he herniated his two disks.
#5. AMERICAN HUSTLE is actually based on ABSCAM scandal – a fictional tale – that took place in 1970′s, titled as an FBI operation that probed into investigation of trafficking of stolen property. The script then added political corruption to the story.
#6. During the event of bombing of Boston Marathon, the filming of AMERICAN HUSTLE was postponed to a later date. Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Bradley Cooper visited the victims in the hospitals.
#7. ARGO’s director BEN Affleck was originally given the job to direct AMERICAN HUSTLE, however, he had to drop out to direct Stephen King’s THE STAND.
#8. AMERICAN HUSTLE brings along Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro together second time in a film. They have worked together in SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK  – an Oscar-winning movie.
#9. The actors in the film improvised for their characters in the movie. According to Christian Bale, most of the movie was improvised. During the filming he told director David O. Russell: “You realize that this is going to change the plot greatly down track.” David O. Russell replied: “Christian, I hate plots. I am all about characters, that’s it.”
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