We have known for quite a while now, that Tom Hardy is set to star in a movie about Mount Everest. Tom Hardy will star in the Doug Liman movie Everest, which will see him playing Sir George Mallory, the first ever person to make it to the peak of the tallest mountain in the World.
Now, it has been revealed that Christian Bale will be taking on Tom Hardy, in a battle of the Mount Everest movies, as he has signed on to star in a movie of the same name. Christian Bale will star in the lead role for the Baltasar Kormakur movie Everest.
The movie will focus on the 1996 expedition, which went disastrously wrong, resulting in eight climbers being killed. Everest will draw some inspiration from Into Thin Air, which is a first hand account of the tragedy that was penned by Jon Krakauer, who chronicled the events.
Both Tom Hardy and Christian Bale are both big actors, who manage to draw in huge crowds, so it will be interesting to see which movie comes out first, which movie is the better film and which of these two Hollywood A listers will draw in the biggest audience.