Actor Christian Bale (Batman) was on hand at last night’s 35th annual Peoples Choice Awards giving a real treat to his fans and those of the Batman franchise. He walked out of the ceremony carrying 5 different Peoples Choice Awards for the landmark film “The Dark Knight”.
The trophies covered favorite cast, favortie superhero, best action movie and most successful on-screen matchup that pitted Christian Bale’s Batman and the late Heath Ledger’s Joker in the what critics are calling the best hero/villain portrayal to ever hit the silver screen.
Upon excepting the crowning awared for Best Action Movie Bale held it high and shouted to the viewing audience — “On behalf of all of the cast from the movie, thank you very much to the fans….Here’s to Heath!”
Other award winners of the night included singer Carrie Underwood, actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Adam Sandler, Kate Hudson, Robin Williams, Hugh Laurie, Reese Witherspoon and comedienne/TV host Ellen DeGeneres.
[AP Photo: Christian Bale accepts 1 of 5 awards for The Dark Knight]