Actor Christian Bale has said the amount he was paid for the 2000 film American Psycho was the “absolute minimum” the team was “legally” allowed to pay him. clarified. In a recent interview, Christian revealed that at first he thought he was making some money, but later found out he was paid less than his own makeup artist.
American Psycho is his 2000 horror film directed by Mary Harron, who co-wrote the script with Guinevere Turner. The film stars Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman, a New York investment banker who lives a double life as a serial killer. The film also stars Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, and Samantha Mathis. Adapted from the 1991 novel of the same name by Brett Easton Ellis, Christian said in an interview with GQ, “Honestly, my first thought was that it took me so long to do that and she wanted me to I paid the minimum amount they were legally allowed to pay me, and there was a house I shared with my father and sister, which was taken back. So the first thing I said was, “Oh my God, I have to make money.” Because I finished American Psycho. But I remember the makeup artist laughing at me as I sat in the makeup trailer. than anyone else. And that was my motivation after that. It was just, ‘I need to earn enough so my house won’t be taken back.’ ”