The first photos from the Christian Bale and Woody Harrelson-starring thriller Out of the Furnace have landed. The dream casting of two of our favorite actors in one film is for a thriller that follows what happens to Russell (Bale) and his brother Rodney (Casey Affleck) when the former winds up in prison. With nothing protecting him from the crime-ridden streets of the Northeast, Rodney ends up in a crime ring that will surely ruin his life.
When Russell gets released from prison, he must join his brother to protect him… or embrace his freedom, which will surely cause him to lose his brother forever.
The film arrives November 27 in limited release, before going large on December 6. It is directed by Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart) and also stars Forest Whitaker, Willem Dafoe, Zoe Saldana and Sam Shepard.
As he recently stated (again), Bale will not be Batman in The Justice League… and we can see why: He likes to make powerful dramas like Out of the Furnace that recall his Oscar-winning turn in The Fighter.