Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace

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Crazy Heart director and Christian Bale team up for this gritty revenge thriller!

Out of the Furnace tells the story of Russell Baze (Christian Bale), an ex-con who returns to his family, living in the economically depressed Rust Belt. Although having sworn off his violent past, he sets out for rev...read more

Out of the Furnace tells the story of Russell Baze (Christian Bale), an ex-con who returns to his family, living in the economically depressed Rust Belt. Although having sworn off his violent past, he sets out for revenge after his brother Rodney (Casey Affleck) is killed in connection to a gambling debt,

The Out of the Furnace script was at one point titled The Low Dweller. It landed on place five of the prestigious Black List of unproduced screenplays in 2008. Leonardo DiCaprio was set to star, with Ridley Scott set to direct. When Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart) took over directing duties he also gave the screenplay a rewrite and new title.

StarringChristian Bale, Zoe Saldana, Woody Harrelson, Casey Affleck, Willem Dafoe

Directed byScott Cooper

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