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Netflix looking to shoot scenes for Christian Bale movie at Westminster College

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NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- Netflix is working with Westminster College to bring production of an upcoming film starting Christian Bale to campus.


"I am excited to announce that Netflix has been working with the College on a film production on our campus," wrote Vice President for Finance & Management Services in a campus email. "We are in the process of wrapping up the details of filming, and we hope to announce further information next week."


While a deal has yet to be finalized, a casting call has been issued on campus.


Romig announced that Netflix will conduct an open casting call on Friday, October 22nd, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the TUB


According to Romig, all questions about the casting call need to be directed to the casting director on Friday at the open casting call or by email to


According to IMBD, 'The Pale Blue Eye' is a story is set in 1830 with a hero who is a veteran detective investigating murders with the aid of a young military cadet who will later become a world-famous author, Edgar Allan Poe. The film's screenplay is an adaptation of Louis Bayard's 2006 novel of the same name.


Industry trade publications report the production will begin in November with a release sometime in 2022. In recent years, Bale has starred in other films shot in Western Pennsylvania, including 'The Dark Knight Rises' and 'Out Of The Furnace.'


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