In the DVD commentary, Mary Harron says that during the first shower scene with Patrick Bateman, all of the women on set gathered around to watch Christian Bale wash himself. [x]
I’d have been right up front.
I’d be the one dragged off set in handcuff for trying to pet him …
These are stunning!
Forever my go to lie.
I don’t care if you’re the author of American Psycho,
I will never except the crack cannon of Anastasia
Bella Steele “taming” Patrick Bateman.
Looking for a way to create the character of Patrick Bateman, Christian Bale stumbled onto a Tom Cruise appearance on David Letterman. According to American Psycho director Mary Harron, Bale saw in Cruise “this very intense friendliness with nothing behind the eyes” and Bale subsequently based the character of Bateman on that.
Everything makes sense now.
Christian Bale’s Ass in American Psycho.