The first trailer for Babylon, director Damien Chazelle’s movie about Twenties Hollywood, has been launched.
Featuring Margot Robbie as a wannabe actress who works her approach up the trade ladder, Babylon is “a tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess which traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during an era of unbridled decadence and depravity”, explains a synopsis for the film. Also starring are Brad Pitt, Jean Smart, Diego Calva, Tobey Maguire and Olivia Wilde.
The trailer, which you’ll be able to watch above, introduces us to Robbie’s essential character who’s snorting medicine and discussing her goals of a greater life with a buddy (performed by Diego Calva). “I always wanted to be part of something bigger,” says the buddy. “I love that answer,” she replies. “It’s written in the stars, I am a star!”
The remainder of the teaser reveals the well-known events and lavish way of life of Hollywood’s Golden Age, as Robbie’s character turns into increasingly uncontrolled. We additionally meet Pitt’s Jack Conrad, a longtime actor and family identify, whose movies embody medieval epics and basic Westerns. Elsewhere, Tobey Maguire makes solely his second on-screen look in a movie in eight years, following 2021’s Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Coming to cinemas on December 25 in the US, and in January 2023 in the UK, Babylon marks director Damien Chazelle’s return to creating motion pictures set in Los Angeles. Chazelle’s 2017 movie La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, received seven Oscars and made $439million on the international field workplace.