Poor Things – The new film by Yorgos Lanthimos with Emma Stone will now be released in 2023.
What do we know about the film Poor Things
After The Favoritenominated for ten Oscars in 2019, the Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos back to directing. After the short film Vlihihis next project is Poor Things. The new film, based on the 1992 novel by Alasdair Graywill see protagonists Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe, Mark Ruffalo And Ramy Youssef. And others.
Written by Tony McNamarathe film will be produced by the same Lanthimos. It will be distributed, once again, by Searchlight Pictures. First announced in 2019, Poor Things was shot last year. But just recently, new news has arrived. And they don’t look good.
Here’s what we know about this new project.
Poor Things – The film changes release date
As anticipated, Poor Things it was supposed to be out by the end of 2022. But in recent weeks, it was announced that the film has been postponed to 2023. The reasons for this postponement are not known.
But on the other hand, this novelty shouldn’t come as a surprise. Also The Favorite2018 film with Olivia Colman, was postponed several times before being released. But you know that Yorgos Lanthimos he is very perfectionist. And perhaps we will have to wait a little longer.
Poor Things – The plot
The film tells the story of Belle Baxter in the late Victorian age. Belle is a woman with a strong character, but a bit moody. And so emancipated that she has a very confident sexuality for her time. One day, while she tries to escape from her abusive husband, Belle has an accident and dies by drowning. But thanks to a strange intervention from her, Belle will come back to life. Only with the infant brain …
A very promising story. But very similar to Frankenstein.
Cast & Crew:
Here is the official cast of the film
Emma Stone Sara Belle Baxter, the protagonist of the film. This is the third collaboration with the Greek director. Co-stars will be Willem Dafoe, Mark Ruffalo And Ramy Youssef . They will respectively interpret the Dr. Godwin Baxterthe father of Beautiful, Duncan Wedderburn And Max McCandless.
They complete the cast Margaret Qualley, Christopher Abbott, Jerrod Carmichael, Kathryn Hunter, Mellanie Hubert And Damien Bonnard. And many more. In short, a very respectable cast.
Poor Things is based on the novel of the same name by Alasdair Gray. The screenplay was written by Tony McNamaraformer author of The Favorite. The aforementioned will be in the control room Yorgos Lanthimos.
Lanthimos he will also be producer of the film together with Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Ildiko Kemeny, Kasia Malipan And David Minkowksi. A real super team.
As already mentioned, the film will be released in 2023. However, we still do not know a precise release date. But we will know more in the coming months.
He will succeed Yorgos Lanthimos to live up to expectations? We are sure of it.
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