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RUMOR: Christian Bale Eyed To Play Live-Action Version Of Starkiller


Christian Bale known for films such as American Psycho Howls Moving Castle and the Christopher Nolan Dark Knight Trilogy has been making the rounds as of late. The Welsh actor recently starred in the MCUs latest film Thor Love and Thunder as the main antagonist Gorr The God Butcher and some have been wondering what role he ay take on next. And the latest story suggests an unexpected fan favorite.A new rumor that the actor is being eyed in part due to his role in the fourth Thor movie to play a live action version of the main protagonist from the Star Wars video game series The Force Unleashed in a currently unannounced project.

Starkiller aka Galen Marek was the main hero of the Force Unleashed series from 2008 2010 and served as the secret apprentice to Darth Vader as he planned on eventually betraying his master. Being the son of a Jedi he showed much skill with the force and was able to assassinate multiple exiled Jedi across the galaxy. It was not until Vader betrayed him that he turned to the light side to battle the Sith. He would end up dying but would come back as a clone in the sequel but sadly the storys 3rd game was canceled leaving us with a cliffhanger ending.Though it would be awesome to see a fan favorite Legends character become canon again it does beg the question why not just have Sam Witwer play him? Not only was he the voice but also the live action model.

Sam also went on to voice Darth Maul in both The Clone Wars and Rebels television series so he is still on Lucasfilms good side. It would feel like the Ashley Eckstein Dawson situation all over again.Pirates & Princesses PNP is an independent opinionated fan-powered news blog that covers Disney and Universal Theme Parks Themed Entertainment and related Pop Culture from a consumers point of view. Opinions expressed by our contributors do not necessarily reflect the views of PNP its editors affiliates sponsors or advertisers. PNP is an unofficial news source and has no connection to The Walt Disney Company NBCUniversal or any other company that we may cover.


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