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Christian Bale is Nikola Tesla and Nicolas Cage is Thomas Edison in "Tesla, Ruler of the World"

Posted: July 11th, 2012 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Christian Bale is Nikola Tesla and Nicolas Cage is Thomas Edison in "Tesla, Ruler of the World"Submit Comment
Last year there was a rumor that Christian Bale may play Nikola Tesla in a new film about the scientist/inventor, called "Tesla, Ruler of the World." Now comes word that Bale is officially in talks and Nicolas Cage is negotiating to play Thomas Edison. Mike Newell (Prince of Persia, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) will direct.

Tesla (1856-1943) was a contemporary and major competitor of Thomas Edison. His best known contribution to the scientific world was as the proponent of AC (alternating current) electricity versus DC (direct current) electricity as championed by Edison.

The story will feature some modern day elements relating to a "technological crisis."

Tesla was last portrayed by David Bowie in Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige," which also starred Bale.

Source: BleedingCool


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pornfly writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 6:37:44 AM

http://pesn.com/2012/07/10/9602131_Did_Tesla_Reincarnate_as_Patrick_Flanagan/
cress writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 7:12:21 AM

This I have GOT to see. Its about time the story of Tesla was given a big-screen treatment. Maybe this will in some small part educate the dumbasses in the world who don't know about the myriad of contributions Tesla made to modern society. And how big a d*ck Edison was.
Kurskij writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 7:43:25 AM

Yes. That has all the chances to be epic. At least on the crazy side.

Looks like after setting the score with IRS Cage is back to making decent movies.
Bullit writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 8:06:58 AM

Very nice article PORNFLY.

Edison was a real bastard! He promised to Tesla to give a significant amount of money (I don't remeber how much but it was a lot) if he succeed to accomplish a work for him and when Tesla did the job, Edison said that it was a joke and never gave him the money he promised. Tesla had to work as a workman on construction sites for 3 years in order to survive because of that.

Edison knew that Tesla was a genius and did everything to destroy him. Edison was also a dangerous d*ckhead by insisting to maintain the direct current which caused multiple fire on the streets and killed many residents.

Also, the actual power station as we know it comes from Tesla's inventions and it hasn't changed much. A great genius ahead of his time.
The Real Joker writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 8:21:44 AM

Bullit: dont forget that Edison killed a bunch of animals to prove that Teslas Alternating current was dangerous. Sick bastard.
boogiel writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 8:43:14 AM

The Prestige part 2
Bullit writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 9:01:58 AM

@Joker: Sick bastard indeed. The fire I mentioned killed many horses too. If he was alive, I'd shove an E27 bulb up his ass and turn on the power constantly!
bandolero999 writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 9:49:28 AM

what a f*cked up combination these two are.
buttabean writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 10:18:18 AM

Telsa is by far the most important inventor of our society. What's sad... his legacy is hardly acknowledged by anyone other than the scientific community.

He is the original mad genius. I doubt we'll ever see someone as incredibly smart and eccentric as he was. Now every genius in today's world is covered in a cloak of a corporation.

I actually live right down the road from his laboratory on long Island. Next town over is where they did the first transcontinental radio communication. pretty cool stuff
Everybody Chillllll writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 10:51:44 AM

So much for Bale's career after Batman.
Ranger writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 11:05:08 AM

I'm AC

Ellen Degenerate is DC

Lohan is: AC, DC and a f*cked up skank.
Ranger writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 11:05:56 AM

Whoops...

'Degeneres' - my bad.
minkowski writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 1:47:23 PM

Yes, yes, Tesla was an absolute genius. He was, also, an absolute nut. He advocated eugenics, was bizarrely obsessive-compulsive, and thought women would eventually be the dominant sex, despite all the obvious evidence to the contrary.

Of course, Tesla is far more popular with the anti-American crowd than Edison, and much of Tesla's problems in the US stem from him not having an ounce of knowledge in running, or operating within, a business, and time and time again, he was trumped by his own naivete.

He was still, of course, as brilliant as the electricity he generated.
GIST writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 1:54:24 PM

Here's the film :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gOR91oentQ
Rambo writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 3:07:12 PM

ehhh...i hope bale won't start doing crappy movies every month like cage.
-Chewy- writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 4:12:58 PM

I'm sold - this movie has everything to be legendary.
Matiax writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 4:13:39 PM

This calls for an AC/DC soundtrack.
Mr Smiles writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 4:20:01 PM

http://youtu.be/Vp0CYZ2s_cQ
KillerCOck writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 5:02:01 PM

Sounds f*cking dope!
minkowski writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 5:10:10 PM

"Tesla, Ruler of the World"

Not since Jesus H. Christ has a man had so many lies perpetuated in his name.
Shadow Bebop writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 5:13:55 PM

Wow, bout tie Tesla got a f*cking movie. Edison gets too much credit for ripping off his ideas...little do people know...tesla was waaaayyyy ahead of his time
The Tall Man writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 7:50:48 PM

f*cking unbelievable... something original coming out of Hollwwod?... and something I want to see in theaters.
paulodelrey writes:
on July 11th, 2012 at 11:03:55 PM

LOL Nicolas Cage.
keepery writes:
on July 18th, 2012 at 2:28:41 AM

Not since Jesus H. Christ has a man had so many
lies perpetuated in his name.

No, that honor belongs to the 'divine' Leonardo da Vinci. The guy who "invented" robots, aeroplanes and somehow knew everything about Jesus.

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