Well its brilliantly constructed script you know a piece about magicians, not about magic tricks you know we don’t actually show that many magic tricks, editing now a days means what’s there’s not that much to be impressed with you know in seeing magic tricks on film. But about the nature in magicians and the rivalry between these two men and the nature of rivalry but what I loved was the construction of the secrets that just essential and it turns into these characters and necessary for there craft but also for there lives but also the construction that the movie itself is revealed to be a magic trick.
I knew about it before Batmen, we’d spoken about just we were you know having something to eat together and we talking about projects that we both had in mind for following up you know from Batman and then it wasn’t for quite some time after. I read the script and its very rare that you find something that you know hooks you as much as this one did. I think that not only was it a very exceptional script I think its become a truly exceptional movie and so yeah I contacted Chris and yeah I wanted in I liked Borden I wanted to play him and you know just let me know if you can see me as anything other then Bruce Wayne you know. Because you know naturally you get some people you work together and they want you to stay as that that character that they’ve worked with you. But Chris has this great ability as a director to a shape shifter, you know he wanted to make a radically different kind of movie here then he had made with Batman. And he understood that I’m a shape shifter to so he said yep absolutely fantastic come along.
You know it’s really something that’s come more in light in my mind just in the last few days with journalist talking about it and everything. You know of course it was mentioned in real brief passion but I just didn’t dwell on it you know because these are as far from superheroes as you can imagine. And I just always liked, I kind of don’t talk about other projects that I’ve done once I start working on another one, I just have this inability to multitask you know. I do one thing at a time and that’s it so Batman was the furthest thing from my mind doing all of this. (talks) its just I don’t like to, yeah yeah its just making the, its laziness, I like to keep my job as easy as possible for myself you know so I don’t need to discuss anything that’s important to the work then you know what I wont bother.
Description: HRN-643 The Prestige Christian Bale
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