Babylon: release date, cast and everything we know

Director Damien Chazelle told a Hollywood love story with The EarthNow he’ll dive into Hollywood history in Babylon with Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and more.

Hollywood likes to make movies about itself, but Babylon pulls back the curtain on the industry nearly 100 years ago, a period the film describes as “an era of unbridled decadence and depravity”. Sing in the rain This does not seem to be the case.

Here’s everything we know about Babylon.

What is the release date of Babylon?

Babylon is just sneaking under the wire to be a new movie for 2022, releasing in limited theaters on December 25, then expanding widely on January 6, 2023. That date guarantees the move can compete for the Oscars. of this year if he had the trick.

It’s one of many films that will be released during the Christmas holidays, including Glass Onion: A sequel at loggerheadswhitney houston biopic I want to dance with someone and Christian Bale’s film pale blue eye.

What is the Babylonian plot?

We teased it above, but here’s the official plot description for Babylon:

“A tale of overweening ambition and outrageous excess, it traces the rise and fall of several characters during a time of unbridled decadence and depravity in early Hollywood.”

Damien Chazelle wrote the screenplay. In an interview with vanity lounge (opens in a new tab)Chazelle said of the period in which the story takes place: “Everything is changing under people’s feet and I have become really fascinated by the human cost of a disruption of this magnitude, at a time when there is no there was no roadmap, where everything was just new and wild.”

Who is in the cast of Babylon?

Some of today’s biggest Hollywood stars bring this tale of 1920s Hollywood to life. The film’s headlining duo is the Once upon a time… in Hollywood co-stars Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie.

Pitt is on board to play Jack Conrad, who, according to the Vanity Fair piece, is inspired by leading men of the day like Clark Gable, Douglas Fairbanks and John Gilbert. Robbie, meanwhile, plays aspiring actress Nellie LaRoy, who is described as an amalgamation of Clara Bow, Jeanne Eagels, Joan Crawford and Alma Rubens.

Babylon’s third billing is Diego Calva, whose biggest credits to date include the Netflix series Narcos: Mexico and unstoppable. Calva plays a character named Manny Torres.

Other big names include Jean Smart (hacks) as Elinor St. John; Jovan Adepo (Fences) as Sidney Palmer; Li Jun Li (Badlisten)) as Dame Fay Zhu; Lucas Haas (first manlisten)) as George Munn; Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man: No Coming Home) like James McKay and Max Minghella (The Handmaid’s Tale) as Irving Thalberg, the only real character apparently in the film.

Other actors whose roles are unconfirmed at this time include Olivia Hamilton, PJ Byrne, Rory Scovel, Katherine Waterston, Flea, Jeff Garlin, Eric Roberts, Ethan Suplee, Samara Weaving and Olivia Wilde.

Take a look at some Babylon pictures right here.

Is there a Babylon trailer?

No trailer for Babylon hasn’t been released yet, but we’ll update this page as soon as there is one.

Films by Damien Chazelle

Damien Chazelle has established himself as one of the best young directors in cinema right now.

His first film was an independent film called Guy and Madeline on a park benchbut it really broke with the years 2014 Whiplash, which he adapted from his own short film. He followed that up with The Earth, for which he became the youngest Oscar winner for best director in history; he was just over 32 at the time. His most recent film was the Neil Armstrong biopic first man.

After first manChazelle dabbled in television, creating and directing a few episodes of the Netflix series The whirlwind.

Chazelle has also written all of the films he has made, but also has a few writing credits on other films, including The Last Exorcism Part II and 10 Cloverfield Lane.

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