Christian Bale, Scott Cooper reunite for ‘Hostiles’

Los Angeles, Feb 19 (IANS) Actor Christian Bale will be reuniting with “Out of the Furnace” director Scott Cooper for the upcoming Western film “Hostiles”.

Cooper will write and direct the film while Bale will star in it, reports

Cooper will also produce with “Black Mass” producer John Lesher along with Ken Kao, who is also financing the film through Waypoint Entertainment.

Set in 1892, “Hostiles” tells the story of a legendary Army captain, who agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief and his family back to tribal lands.

Making the harrowing and perilous journey from an isolated Army outpost in New Mexico to the grasslands of Montana, the former rivals encounter a young widow whose family was murdered on the plains.

Together, they must join forces to overcome the punishing landscape and hostile Comanche tribes that they encounter along the way.

The film is set to go on floors in July.

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