described by Variety how “a mix between The big Gatsbyin Baz Luhrmannand Once Upon a Time in…Hollywoodin Quentin Tarantino“the new movie Damien Chazelle, Babylonhad its first preview revealed in the CinemaCon 2022.
The film is a star-studded homage to the Golden Age of Hollywood, set in the late 1920s and depicting the film industry’s transition between silent films and talkies.
According to the magazine, the scenes shown at the event highlighted Brad Pitt characterized as the actor John Gilbert and Margot Robbie like the iconic Clara Bow.
“You know what we have to do… We have to redefine the form”says Pitt’s character. “When I moved to Hollywood, the stars on the doors said, ‘No actors or dogs allowed’. We changed that.”. He later philosophizes: “What happens on screens means something”.
Robbie’s Clara Bow, however, seems less concerned about her place in the entertainment world: “You don’t become a star. You are one or you aren’t”. producer of the feature, Tobey Maguire gives the faces like the legendary Charlie ChaplinWhile Max Minghella interprets Irving Thalberg. The list also includes Spike Jonze, Jean Smart, Flea, Samara Weaving and Olivia Wilde.
Babylon is scheduled for release on January 6, 2023.
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