First Look: Christian Bale in The Fighter

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David O. Russell‘s The Fighter, the project he inherited from Darren Aronofsky, just started shooting and JustJared has the first shots of co-star Christian Bale on set. Mark Wahlberg plays the boxer “Irish” Micky Ward, who hails from Lowell, MA, where the film is shooting. Bale plays his half-brother Dicky Eklund, Ward’s sometime trainer and small-time criminal. JustJared’s headline (Christian Bale Looks Crack Cocaine Addicted) isn’t just a dig against his look for the film; Edlund was featured in the 1995 documentary High on Crack Street and has battled drug addiction for years. Read More »