First Look Photo: Bale & Portman in Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups'

May 15, 2013
Source: THR

Knight of Cups

Malick is back! Early last year we covered news that filmmaker Terrence Malick was in Austin filming not one, but two new movies at the Austin City Limits music festival. One of the actors he cast and was filming was Christian Bale. It was later confirmed that he was working on two separate projects, one known as Lawless (which had that title dropped), the other called Knight of Cups. While Malick is not at Cannes this year, FilmNation is showing footage from one of his films to sell and to build buzz THR has revealed the first photo. It's from Knight of Cups, which could be out this year. Of course, it's a typical Malick beautiful shot, with Bale and Natalie Portman running on the beach. But that's it so far. And we barely know the plot.

Knight of Cups First Look

Original reports hinted that the two new films from Malick, Knight of Cups and FMA Lawless, might have some link but exact details are still sketchy. Lawless is said to be about "two intersecting love triangles" and "sexual obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin." However, in the THR reveal, they say that Knight of Cups' "tightly guarded plot is said to be about celebrities and excess." Besides Christian Bale and Natalie Portman, the Knight of Cups cast includes Cate Blanchett, Antonio Banderas, Joel Kinnaman, Isabel Lucas, Imogen Poots, Wes Bentley and many others. No release information is available for either film yet as they're still seeking US distribution. We'll keep an eye out for more on these.

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  • Nielsen700
    Awesome, awesome, awesome. Hope it get's distribution soon.
  • Footsteps in the sand once again. 😛
  • My baby Bale and my baby Portm
    My baby Bale and my other baby Portman....OMG! I don't care what they do in the movie, bringing those 2 together surely deserves an Oscar nomination on its own. There should be another category in the Oscars,a bit like MTV,where 2 characters have great chemistry.
  • DavideCoppola
    Lovin the cast. Man, can't wait!
  • jborges
    "And we barely know the plot" You probably still won't after seeing it either
  • mistermysteryguest
    Chick flick.
  • I am Jacks DVD
    I really hope Malick returns to his early style and has more structure. Thin Red Line is my fav war film but this looks like it will just be another load of A list actors skipping and dancing during the magic hour with a philosophical voice over pondering the meaning of life.
  • beauté et le batman
  • DudeFaceofAmerica, Sr.
    Malick needs to direct Blood Meridian.




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