Netflix’s adaptation of The Pale Blue Eye by Louis Bayard has received an MPA rating of “R” for “some violent content and bloody images.”
Scott Cooper will be directing and writing. Christian Bale will be producing and starring as the detective at the center of the story. Harry Melling will be playing Edgar Allan Poe. Melling is best known for his role as Dudley Dursley in the Harry Potter film franchise.
The novel that the film will be based on is a tale of murder at West Point, featuring a retired detective and a young cadet named Edgar Allan Poe.
The film is set to premiere sometime in 2022.