Christian Bale inspired by Columbo

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Christian Bale sought inspiration from ‘Columbo’ for his role in ‘Amsterdam’. The 48-year-old actor portrays a one-eyed veteran-turned-doctor in David O. Russell’s upcoming murder mystery and he admitted he “studied” Peter Falk’s performance as the titular character in the long-running detective series to get ideas. Asked if he’d been inspired by ‘Columbo’, he explained: “Absolutely. Yes. Yes. His mannerisms! I studied him for sure.” Christian and David spent five years carefully mapping out the story over breakfasts in various diners and the men explained the Oscar-winning star’s order varied…

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