Christian Bale was hard at work at Netflix filming the Gothic horror-thriller The Pale Blue Eye after his time in the MCU.  

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The film’s filming wrapped some months ago, and all that remains is for Netflix to establish an official release date. Here’s what we know so far about Netflix’s The Pale Blue Eye.  

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Scott Cooper, known for films such as Crazy Heart, Black Mass, Hostiles, and Out of the Furnace, will write and direct Netflix’s The Pale Blue Eye.  

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The Pale Blue Eye is Cooper and Bale’s third collaboration after their work on the last two movies 

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According to Deadline, Cooper has been trying to have this movie made for more than ten years. Along with Birdman’s John Lesher and Tyler Thompson of Cross Creek Pictures,  

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who is fresh off the Golden Globe-winning The Trial Of The Chicago 7, Bale will produce the movie.

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The Pale Blue Eye on Netflix is a rendition of Louis Bayard’s identically titled book from 2006. Fun fact: The book, which includes scenes with a young Edgar Allan Poe, was a 2007 Edgar Award nominee for Best Novel.  

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Naturally, Edgar Allan Poe is honoured with the Edgar Award. The Pale Blue Eye on Netflix has the following basic premise:  

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At West Point Academy in 1830, the discovery of a young cadet’s body swinging from a rope just off the parade grounds disturbs the peace of an October evening. 

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In a strict regimen like West Point’s, an apparent suicide is not unheard of, but the following morning, a greater horror is revealed. 

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