Netflix has premiered a new teaser trailer for “The Pale Blue Eye,” Scott Cooper’s forthcoming gothic horror mystery starring Oscar winner Christian Bale.
Based on a gothic thriller novel by Louis Bayard, The Pale Blue Eye is written, directed, and produced by Scott Cooper, the story unfolds at West Point military academy in 1830. Bale will play a veteran detective in the film who investigates the murders, assisted by a young cadet who will later become a world-famous author, Edgar Allan Poe.
“The Pale Blue Eye” teaser sets up the dark tone of the film as it gives us our first preview of Bale’s leading performance as Detective Augustus Landor. It also teases Harry Potter alum Harry Melling’s portrayal of Edgar Allan Poe.
Besides Bale, the film also starring Gillian Anderson (“The Crown”), Lucy Boynton (“Bohemian Rhapsody”), Charlotte Gainsbourg (“Antichrist”), Toby Jones (“First Cow”), Harry Lawtey (“Industry”), Simon McBurney (“Carnival Row”), Timothy Spall (“Mr. Turner”), Hadley Robinson (Moxie), Joey Brooks (“Molly’s Game”), Brennan Cook (“Encounter”), Gideon Glick (“Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”), Fred Hechinger (“The White Lotus”), Matt Helm (“Tragedy of Macbeth”), Steven Maier (“The Plot Against America”), Charlie Tahan (“Ozark”) and Robert Duvall (“The Judge”) also star.
“The Pale Blue Eye” is financed and produced by Cross Creek (“Black Swan,” “The Woman in Black”) Bale is also producing along with Grisbi Productions’ John Lesher and Cross Creek’s Tyler Thompson. Tracey Landon and Grisbi’s Dylan Weathered are serving as executive producers.
“The Pale Blue Eye” comes to select theaters on December 23, 2022, Netflix has announced this month, while the film will begin streaming on Netflix on January 6, 2023.