The 'Vice' trailer transforms Christian Bale into Dick Cheney

The first trailer for Adam McKay‘s Dick Cheney biopic has arrived. In the player above, you can take first look at “Vice” and the incredible physical transformation that leading man Christian Bale underwent to fit the part. You can also check out the film’s official poster design along with two newly released stills at the bottom of the page.

From Annapurna Pictures, “Vice” explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

The ensemble cast of vice includes, in addition to Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carrell, Sam Rockwell, Jesse Plemons, Alison Pill, Lily Rabe, Tyler Perry, Justin Kirk, Lisagay Hamilton, Shea Whigham and Eddie Marsan. The film is produced by Annapurna Pictures, Gary Sanchez and Plan B.

“Vice” hits the big screen on December 25, 2018.

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