Christian Bale May Play Nikola Tesla in Rumored Film

Rumored big budget film entitled "Tesla, Ruler of the World" may star Christian Bale, Nicolas Cage.

A rumored film by Universal entitled "Tesla, Ruler of the World" may star Christian Bale as the famed inventor Nikola Tesla, whose laboratory Wardenclyffe sits in Shoreham, according to a report on the W!ld Rooster blog.

The film allegedly boasts Serbian screenwriter Vladimir Rajčić and two-times Oscar-winning Croatian producer Branko Lustig (Schindler’s List and Gladiator), and would sure to be a hit at the box office with Bale to play Tesla and Nicolas Cage possibly taking on the role of his rival, Thomas Edison.

The film is still in the early stages of pre-production and none of the roles, or even a director, are set just yet.

This would be the second Tesla film upcoming, , has begun production and is set to film certain scenes on the Wardenclyffe property in Shoreham.

Would you enjoy seeing Christian Bale and Nicolas Cage duke it out as the two famed inventors? Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

brookhavenconfusing July 13, 2012 at 04:42 PM
Kind of ironic in that the character of Tesla (portrayed by David Bowie) played a prominent part in Christian Bale's "The Prestige"... although that film obviously NOT intended as any sort of biographical history.
K. July 14, 2012 at 05:24 PM
This movie is a good concept if it portrays the personalities and "rivalry" of two geniuses and sets it in the REAL Zeitgeist of that era. It will be a bad concept if Universal takes the sleazy road: portraying Edison as a metaphor for an evil capitalist, doing whatever it takes to advance his own wealth and ego - and Tesla as the every-immigrant, struggling for his ideals and ideas in a corrupt system he is not, or will not be a part of, finally being destroyed by American greed and the tacit Governmental support of evil Big Business. I hope it is not the trite, strereotypical latter!


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