First off: No, Patrick Schwarzenegger is just not reprising Christian Bale’s function as Patrick Bateman in some upcoming and idiotically intentioned American Psycho remake. The son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver as a substitute took half in a latest cinematic throwback. Schwarzenegger was enjoying homage to Bale’s function, some of the iconic cinematic characters of the early 2000s.
The photoshoot, showing within the September challenge of Vainness Truthful, introduced collectively costume designer Arianne Phillips and photographer Emma Summerton to reimagine Y2K sartorial cinematic glory. Others collaborating within the movie vogue throwback embrace Charles Melton (The Matrix), Addison Rae (Mulholland Drive), Keke Palmer (Legally Blonde), Dylan Sprouse and Barbara Palvin (The Royal Tenenbaums), and a number of other different younger stars reimaging Y2K movies—Love & Basketball, The Virgin Suicides, Moulin Rouge!, and Hedwig and the Offended Inch.
In a video posted on-line, Schwarzenegger reads aloud the well-known opening monologue from the 2000 movie: “My title is Patrick Bateman. I’m 27 years outdated. I consider in taking good care of myself, and a balanced weight loss program, and a rigorous train routine… There may be an concept of a Patrick Bateman. Some sort of abstraction. However there isn’t a actual me.”
Schwarzenegger then removes a facemask, like Bale’s character within the movie’s opening, and jumps rope in a reimagining of Bateman’s white leap rope apparel.
The intention of the photoshoot was to honor the costume designers of the 9 movies—all of whom had been ladies. Isis Mussenden labored because the costume designer on American Psycho.
“It’s much less about re-creating and extra about paying homage, celebrating the work of all of those feminine costume designers,” Phillips mentioned of the venture.