“Antlers” and “Crazy Heart” director Scott Cooper has set the full cast for his new Netflix feature “The Pale Blue Eye”.
The feature is based on Louis Bayard’s 2006 Gothic thriller novel about a young cadet the world would come to know as Edgar Allan Poe (Melling) and a series of murders that took place at the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1830.
Joining the previously announced Harry Melling and Christian Bale are Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones, Harry Lawtey, Simon McBurney, Timothy Spall, Hadley Robinson, Joey Brooks, Brennan Keel Cook, Gideon Glick, Fred Hechinger, Matt Helm, Steven Maier, Charlie Tahan and Robert Duvall.
Bale will portray the detective tasked with investigating the murders. Cooper, Bale, John Lesher and Tyler Thompson are producing.