The next eight years of Bales career would see him continually trying to understand his new-found celebrity status, with roles in musicals Newsies and Swing Kids both failing with critics and audiences.
In need of a new break, Bale signed up to play the charismatic male presence in the estrogen-filled Little Women. It was this film that allowed audiences to fully embrace his charm, thrusting the young actor back into the limelight, wearing the heartthrob label with ease.
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