Paramount Pictures has released the first photos of “Babylon”, the new film by Damien Chazelle, director of “La La Land”, which reunites Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt after “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”.
After playing Sharon Tate in Quentin Tarantino’s film, Robbie will play a role inspired by another famous Hollywood actress, Clara Bow, sex symbol of the golden age of American cinema, known as the “It girl” during the transition from silent cinema. for the spoken.
The character, however, will have another name, as the plot will take liberties to follow the rise and fall of fictional and historical characters in the jazz age, in the late 1920s, marked by Prohibition and also by decadence and excesses.
Pitt will also play a “fictional” character, a silent movie star who can’t adapt to the technological changes brought about by sound – and who is based on real-life actor John Gilbert.
The great cast also includes Tobey Maguire (“Spider-Man: Homeless”), Samara Weaving (“Bloody Wedding”), Olivia Wilde (“The Richard Jewell Case”), Jovan Adepo (“Watchmen”), Li Jun Li (“Evil”), Jean Smart (“Hacks”), PJ Byrne (“The Boys”), Lukas Haas (“The Revenant”), Olivia Hamilton (“La La Land”), Max Minghella (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) “), Rory Scovel (“Physical”), Katherine Waterston (“Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secret”), Eric Roberts (“Inherent Addiction”), Ethan Suplee (“Dog”), Phoebe Tonkin (“The Originals”), Jeff Garlin (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”) and bassist Flea (“Queen & Slim”) of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Chazelle himself wrote the script, and the US release was scheduled for Christmas this year, aiming to grab Oscar nominations 2023. In Brazil, however, the premiere will only take place on January 19.