”Amsterdam”, the new film from 20th Century Studios, opens October 6 exclusively in theaters, and features the story of 3 friends who witness a crime and find themselves involved in one of the most shocking plots in American history.
Meet, below, the cast of the film, composed of renowned actors, giving even more weight to the new production.
Born in Wales in 1974, Christian Bale grew up in England and the USA. He made his film debut in “Empire of the Sun” (1987), Steven Spielberg’s epic World War II film, and remained prominent in major productions such as: “American Psycho” (2000), “Batman Begins” ( 2005), “The Dark Knight Rises” (2006), “Batman: The Dark Knight” (2008), “Batman: The Dark Knight Rises” (2012), “American Hustle” (2013), “Thor: Love and Thunder ” (2022), among many others.
On “Amsterdam,” in addition to playing the character Burt Berendsen, Christian Bale serves as producer alongside Arnon Milchan, Matthew Budman, Anthony Katagas and David O. Russell, with Yariv Milchan, Michael Schaefer and Sam Hanson executive producing.
Margot Robbie is an actress and producer who has captivated global audiences with performances alongside some of cinema’s most notable names and bringing exciting narratives to life in coveted roles, highlighted by her powerful onscreen presence. The actress has starred in titles such as “I, Tonya” (2017), for which she was nominated for an Oscar® for Best Actress, “Bombshell” (2019), “Suicide Squad” (2016), “Birds of Prey: Harley Quinn and Her Fantabulous Emancipation” (2020), among others.
In addition to “Amsterdam”, among his most recent productions, Robbie is also in the cast of Damien Chazelle’s 1920s drama “Babylon”, alongside Brad Pitt.
JOHN DAVID WASHINGTON
John David Washington starred in the film “BlacKkKlansman” (2018), directed by Spike Lee and produced by Jason Blum and Jordan Peele, opposite Adam Driver and Laura Harrier. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, where it received a standing ovation and won the Grand Prix. The actor received multiple nominations for his portrayal of Ron Stallworth during the 2019 awards season, including a Golden Globe® and SAG Award® Best Actor nomination.
Among other productions, he also produced and starred alongside Zendaya in “Malcolm & Marie” (2021) and starred in Christopher Nolan’s hit film “Tenet” (2020).
Alessandro Nivola has established himself as one of the most versatile actors of his generation, with a variety of complex roles in his career, such as in “American Hustle” (2013), “Disobedience” (2017), “A Outra Face” (1997) and many others. He is currently in the production of “The Big Cigar,” a limited series that follows Black Panther Party founder Huey P. Newton (André Holland) and his best friend Bert Schneider (Nivola), a Hollywood producer who helped Newton escape to Cuba while being pursued by the FBI.
Nivola was part of the cast of the film “Boston Strangler”, also from 20th Century Studios, due to open in 2023. Written and directed by Matt Ruskin, the production follows Loretta McLaughlin (Keira Knightley), the reporter who broke the story of the Boston Strangler. .
Anya Taylor-Joy became known for her performance in the film “The Witch” (2015), which received rave reviews when it premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. She captivated a larger audience, however, after starring in the Emmy-winning series ® “The Queen’s Gambit” (2020), based on the novel of the same name by Walter Tevis. For her portrayal of Beth Harmon, Anya won Best Actress at the Golden Globes®, Critics’ Choice and Screen Actors Guild® Awards, in addition to being nominated for an Emmy®.
Other recent works by the actress include “The Man in the North” (2022), in which she starred opposite Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgård; “Furiosa”, future spin-off of the movie “Mad Max: Fury Road”; and “The Menu”, a new film by Searchlight Pictures that will be released soon. The plot features a couple (Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult) who travel to a remote island to visit the exclusive restaurant where the chef (Ralph Fiennes) has prepared a luxurious menu with some shocking surprises.
With a career spanning more than three decades, Chris Rock is a comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. He created the iconic series “Everybody Hates Chris” and starred in films such as “At Height of Fame” (2014), “The Lowdown” (2005) and “The Poor Man in the White House” (2003). In March, he made his long-awaited return to live comedy with his Ego Death World Tour 2022 tour.
In addition to “Amsterdam”, his upcoming releases include the biopic “Rustin” and his animated series “Everybody Still Hates Chris”, in which he serves as executive producer and narrator.
Andrea Riseborough captivates audiences and earns critical acclaim with every role she plays, which includes her characters in “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” (2014), “Oblivion” (2013), “Possessor” (2020) , between others.
Riseborough will soon be seen in Amanda Kramer and Noel David Taylor’s “Please Baby Please”, which premiered at the 2022 Rotterdam International Film Festival. Tony® and Olivier, in which she will play Mrs. Wormwood, Matilda’s mother, playing opposite Emma Thompson and Lashana Lynch.
One of the most multifaceted artists of his generation, Myers has brought to life an incredible array of memorable characters in film and television as an actor, director, producer and writer. He is a singular talent in comedy, having created such iconic characters as Wayne Campbell, Austin Powers, Dr. Evil and Shrek.
Oscar®, Golden Globe® and Tony Award® nominated actor Michael Shannon has worked with the most respected talent in the industry, leaving a huge mark on entertainment, with titles like “The Shelter” (2011), “It Was Just a Dream” (2008), “Nocturnal Animals” (2016) and the TV series “Boardwalk Empire: The Empire of Smuggling”.
Most recently, Shannon was in David Leitch’s action thriller “Bullet Train” (2022) alongside Brad Pitt, Joey King and Andrew Koji. He will also star opposite Jessica Chastain in the limited series “George & Tammy”. The production follows the tempestuous marriage of C&W musicians George Jones (Shannon) and Tammy Wynette (Chastain).
With an extensive list of outstanding works in film and television, Emmy Award®-nominated Timothy Olyphant is known for his poignant roles in comedies and dramas, among them Quentin’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” (2019). Tarantino, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie.
Most recently, Olyphant executive produced and starred in the comedy “Santa Clarita Diet”, and also appeared in the series “Fargo”, “The Mandalorian” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm”.
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With a remarkable career spanning over 20 years, actress and producer Zoe Saldaña has earned a reputation as one of the most versatile and respected powerhouses in the industry. She is the only actress in history who has starred in the top two highest-grossing films of all time: “Avatar” (2009) and “Avengers: Endgame” (2019).
This year, she will reprise her iconic role as Neytiri in the highly-anticipated sequel “Avatar: Water Way,” starring alongside Sam Worthington, Kate Winslet and Sigourney Weaver, premiering December 15th. Additionally, in 2023, Saldaña will reprise another beloved role as she returns to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to play Gamora in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”.
Rami Malek won over audiences across the world with his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” (2018), which grossed over $900 million at the box office. For his lead role, he won an Academy Award®, SAG, BAFTA and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama. The film also won a Golden Globe® for Best Dramatic Picture, as well as an Oscar® nomination for Best Picture.
Malek starred in the award-winning and critically acclaimed US TV drama “Mr. Robot,” playing Elliot Alderson, a role that won him an Emmy® and Critics’ Choice Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Already in theaters, the actor debuted in “Night at the Museum” (2006), alongside Ben Stiller, having reprized the role in both sequels. Other screen credits include “The Master” (2012), “Larry Crowne – Love Is Back” (2011), “Oldboy – Days of Vengeance” (2013). Most recently, he starred as the villain opposite Daniel Craig in the 25th official James Bond film: “No Time to Die” (2021).
Taylor Swift, an 11-time GRAMMY Award® winner, is the only female artist in history to win Album of the Year three times. Her numerous records include: the most awarded artist of all time in the history of the American Music Awards, in addition to being named Artist of the Decade; the first artist in history to debut at the top of the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 simultaneously and the only artist to do so three times; the only artist to win the VMA Video of the Year three times; the only female artist to twice receive Director of the Year (for “The Man” and “All Too Well: The Short Film”); among several others. With billions of music video streams and 11 albums topping the charts, Taylor also acts as an actress in TV and film productions.
ROBERT DE NIRO
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Robert DeNiro launched his iconic film career in Brian De Palma’s “The Wedding Party” in 1969. In 1974, the actor won the Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of young Vito Corleone in “The Godfather, Part II.” . In 1980, he won his second Academy Award® for Best Actor for his extraordinary portrayal of Jake La Motta in Scorsese’s Raging Bull.
DeNiro received Academy Award nominations for his work in five other films: the critically acclaimed “Taxi Driver” (1976), “The Gunman” (1978), “Awakenings” (1990), “Cape Fear” (1991) and “The Bright Side” (2012).