Rumour Mill: Christian Bale close to The 28th Amendment?

He may take Tom Cruise’s place…

Yesterday it was reported that Tom Cruise was jumping ship from presidential thriller The 28th Amendment to develop and star in spy drama Edwin A Salt with Phillip Noyce at the helm.

Moviehole decided to do a little digging into likely replacements and discovered that the production’s runner-up choice was Batman himself, Christian Bale. While he’s busy helping save humanity in Terminator: Salvation, he might be tempted to squeeze this one into his schedule and play a newly elected president who discovers that the power really does lie with a shadowy cabal. Stay tuned for word on whether he signed…