Johnny Depp and Christian Bale together in one movie, and it's not even a part of Us Magazine's Hot Hypothetical Hunk Films section? Do tell.
According to a person familiar with the situation, Bale will play Melvin Purvis, the legendary FBI agent who led the manhunt for John Dillinger. Depp is starring as Dillinger in [Public Enemies], which is set up at Universal and is slated to begin production in March.
And did I mention Michael Mann is directing? Michael Mann is directing. This is totally going to be the new Heat, but probably worse.
Bale on Depp's trail in 'Public' [Variety]