Cast of Scott Cooper's thriller film The Pale Blue Eye announced
The film is headlined by Harry Melling and Christian Bale
Actors Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Timothy Spall, and Robert Duvall have joined the cast of director Scott Cooper's upcoming film The Pale Blue Eye.
The actors, along with Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones, Harry Lawtey, Simon McBurney, Hadley Robinson, Joey Brooks, Brennan Keel Cook, Gideon Glick, Fred Hechinger, Matt Helm, Steven Maier and Charlie Tahan, join a cast that is headlined by Harry Melling and Christian Bale.
Based on author Louis Bayard's 2003 novel of the same name, the thriller revolves around the attempt to solve a series of murders that took place in 1830 at the US Military Academy at West Point.
Bale will star as a veteran detective who investigates the murders, helped by a detail-oriented young cadet who will later become a world-famous author, Edgar Allan Poe.
Notably, Melling and Bale had earlier collaborated with the director for Out of the Furnace and Hostiles.
The production of the film is expected to begin later this year. Cooper and Bale will produce the movie alongside John Lesher and Cross Creek's Tyler Thompson.