ROLE CALL: ‘American Psycho’ Goes Straight

No more Mr. Bad Guy for Christian Bale. The Welsh actor, who was the embodiment of evil in films such as “American Psycho” and “Shaft,” will play a just, upright police (good guy) who subverts a fascist society in the futuristic thriller “Librium.”

Daily Variety says that Emily Watson and Taye Diggs will star alongside Bale in the flick.

PROFESSOR ROTH: Tim Roth is in talks to play Professor Snape, the magic teaching wizard, in the upcoming “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.”

THE WORKING BALDWIN: Billy Baldwin will star in the indie cop flick “Double Band,” it has been disclosed. Joining him in the cast will be Elizabeth (“Frequency“) Mitchell.