- Dec 16, 2009
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The rival to WB's:
Christian Bale Eyeing Moses?
EXCLUSIVE: Looks like Fox is putting a rush on the Moses movie it has been developing with Ridley Scott. I’m hearing that the director and studio are courting Christian Bale to star. The project is called Exodus, which was originally scripted by Adam Cooper and Bill Collage. But it has become a big priority after a rewrite just came in by Steve Zaillian, who teamed with Scott on American Gangster. Scott is looking to mobilize this as soon as he completes The Counselor.
This comes as Warner Bros deals with Steven Spielberg dropping out of its mega-Moses project, Gods And Kings, the epic-sized film about life of Moses based on the script by Michael Green and Stuart Hazeldine. The studio’s Hail Mary pass is trying to secure the services of Ang Lee, fresh from his Oscar win for Life Of Pi. Developing…