Author of AMERICAN PSYCHO Reveals Where Patrick Bateman Would be Today

Author of AMERICAN PSYCHO Reveals Where Patrick Bateman Would be Today

Christian Bale played a fantastic role as Patrick Bateman in American Psycho (2000) that became a cult movie. Author Bret Easton Ellis revealed in his editorial piece where we might find Patrick Bateman today some 25 years later since he penned the book. Read for yourself below and tell us what you think.

I often thought that this was a time Bateman could have also thrived in, especially with the advent of new technologies that could have aided him in his ghoulish obsession with murder, execution, and torture--and in ways to record them. And sometimes I think that if I had written the book in the past decade, perhaps Bateman would have been working in Silicon Valley, living in Cupertino with excursions into San Francisco or down to Big Sur to the Post Ranch Inn and palling around with Zuckerberg and dining at the French Laundry, or lunching with Reed Hastings at Manresa in Los Gatos, wearing a Yeezy hoodie and teasing girls on Tinder. Certainly he could also just as easily be a hedge-funder in New York: Patrick Bateman begets Bill Ackman and Daniel Loeb.

American Psycho (2000)

Synopsis: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.
Cast: Joseph Oliveira, Willem Dafoe, Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Chloë Sevigny, Bryan Renfro, Marilyn Burns, Landy Cannon, Bill Sage, Matt Ross, Mark Pawson, Jared Leto, Stephen Bogaert, Reg E. Cathey, Gina Diaz, Gunnar Hansen, Marie Dame, Ronald Reagan, Krista Sutton, Justin Theroux, Park Bench, Josh Lucas, Margaret Ma, Ross Gibby, Peter Tufford Kennedy, Guinevere Turner, Monika Meier, Kate Steen, Blair Williams, Brett Alexander Davidson
Directors: Mary Harron
Genres: Drama, Crime
Year: 2000
Runtime: 102
MPAA Rating: R
Awards: 5
Nominations: 8
Writers: Bret Easton Ellis, Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner
Producers: Ernie Barbarash, Alessandro Camon, Joseph Drake, Christian Halsey Solomon, Chris Hanley, Victoria Hirst, Gretchen McGowan, Michael Paseornek, Edward R. Pressman, Jeff Sackman, Clifford Streit, Rob Weiss
Musicians: John Cale
Editors: Andrew Marcus


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