Terrence Malick, notoriously known for the gaps between his films, has recently become just a little bit prolific.
Last year saw him take the Palme d’Or at Cannes for The Tree of Life. His next (currently untitled) film is in post-production and stars Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Jessica Chastain, Javier Bardem Rachel Weisz, Amanda Peet, Michael Sheen, and Olga Kurylenko.
And he’s got two more feature films currently on his slate, both of which will star Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, and Natalie Portman; the tentatively-/previously-titled Lawless will also star Ryan Gosling in the lead, Rooney Mara, and Haley Bennett; and Knight of Cups will also star Isabel Lucas.
And now it looks like yet another famous face has been added to the line-up of one or both of those two upcoming films in the form of the brilliant Wes Bentley.
Bentley, best known for his performance in American Beauty and currently in cinemas as Seneca Crane in The Hunger Games, was spotted on set with Bale in Santa Monica yesterday, but as yet no more is known than that.
Fansite Christian-Bale.org were on hand to take these photos, along with a star-struck fan on Twitter who put out the last one (which looks to include Malick, Bale, and Bentley all hanging out on set), all via The Playlist.
Malick is equally well-known for shooting surplus footage that doesn’t make the final cut, so whether Bentley will in fact surface in either/both of the writer-director’s upcoming films remains to be seen. More as we get it. And as usual with (some of) these new set photos, you can click to enlarge.