Annapurna Pictures’ Dick Cheney biopic “Vice,” starring Christian Bale as the former American vice president, held its red carpet premiere in Los Angeles – Bader Content Studios talked with the actors about this different type of story line and role.
The movie “Vice” chronicles Cheney’s political life, starting with his beginnings as a Washington DC bureaucrat. Directed by Adam McKay (“The Big Short), the film is now up for many awards in the US and in Europe.
Bale shaved his head, bleached his eyebrows and put on an additional 40 pounds for the role, which explores Cheney’s service in the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald Ford, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, and as being CEO of energy management company Halliburton.
Amy Adams co-stars as Lynne Cheney, and the rest of the star-studded cast includes Steve Carell as Donald Rumsfeld and Sam Rockwell as George W. Bush. The producers; Megan Ellison, Will Ferrell, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Kevin J. Messick, Brad Pitt and director McKay were all on hand.