Watch: Christian Bale Gets Biblical in 'Exodus: Gods & Kings' Trailer
"Let's just see who's more effective at killing. You or me." Following some new first look images featuring Christian Bale as Moses and Joel Edgerton as Ramses II (with plenty of orange on his body), and some pretty disappointing teaser posters earlier today, the first trailer for Exodus: Gods & Kings has arrived. Director Ridley Scott has struggled to reclaim greatness for years now and we're not sure this is going to do it. The film just feels like an expensive stage play, with Bale and Edgerton both looking silly. The scope and production value is there with stunning visuals, but for some reason the film feels dated and unexciting.
Here's the first trailer for Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods & Kings, in high def from Apple:
Check out the first questionable teaser posters with Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton right here.
Exodus: Gods and Kings is directed by Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Robin Hood, Alien, Blade Runner) and written by Adam Cooper & Bill Collage (Tower Heist, Accepted), with a rewrite by Steve Zaillian (American Gangster, Moneyball, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). The film follows Christian Bale (The Dark Knight, Out of the Furnace) as Moses, chronicling the Biblical figures life from his adoption by Egyptian royals through his revolution against Pharaoh Ramses II (Joel Edgerton). Aaron Paul, Ben Kingsley, John Turturro and Sigourney Weaver. 20th Century Fox will release the film just before Christmas on December 12th.