Babylon Movie 2022
Damien Chazelle has become one of Hollywood’s most talented younger directors. He is already an Oscar winner for La La Land, whatever project he goes on will be met with great enthusiasm. This is the situation with his upcoming feature movie, Babylon.
Chazelle’s latest work was the Netflix show The Eddy, for which he was the producer and directed 2 episodes, but Babylon 2022 would be his first feature film after the underappreciated First Man in 2018. After almost more than a year since the release of First Man, Damien Chazelle has finally announced the title of his follow-up film.
According to reports has acquired Babylon 2022, is written and directed by Chazelle and would be placed in late 1920s Hollywood as the film and television industry shifts from silent movies to talkies, and would follow the rise and fall of both completely fictitious and historical personalities. With the release of Jazz Singer, this period of Hollywood actually started. It has been a setting stage for many other films like Singin’ in the Rain and The Artist, but the possibility of just what Chazelle could do to a drama set in this historic era, and with dozens of stories to choose from, is exciting.
As per THR, Chazelle has been pitching Babylon 2022 to studios since June 2019. When First Man failed at the theatres despite critical praise, such a strong historical drama was seen as a dangerous gamble, prompting Chazelle to revise the screenplay and cut the expense. As part of the news, THR revealed that Paramount was scheduling the picture a restricted premiere on December 25, 2021, followed by a theatrical release on January 7, 2022; a tried and tested timescale for a possible Oscar film, that Babylon undoubtedly appears to be on.
Babylon (2022) Cast; Emma Stone Exits, Margot Robbie replaces her.
Apart from revealing Babylon 2022 and its launch date, THR revealed the very first cast information for the picture, which involved a pair of major hitters – Brad Pitt and Emma Stone were in discussions to play the movie’s two stars.
Emma Stone, obviously, has a long tradition with Chazelle, having previously collaborated on La La Land, for which Stone won an Academy Award for Best Actress. Stone was cast in the role of Clara Bow, who is a real-life Hollywood actress who was an early sex emblem and box-office draw. She was in the movie Wings, which was also the first to receive the Academy Award for Best Picture.
However, Brad Pitt plays a fictitious character, a silent cinema star who struggles to adjust to the arrival of audio. According to THR, Pitt’s part is inspired by real figure John Gilbert, who is most remembered for his appearances in King Vidor’s The Big Parade. Pitt won his 1st acting Oscar for playing a fictitious character in ancient Hollywood in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood; perhaps he can hit gold again. Aside from that, Pitt is sticking to his promise to take fewer acting jobs. He is presently only scheduled to appear in 2 movies: Babylon and Bullet Train.
Sadly, Babylon 2022 would not have been a La La Land reuniting for Emma Stone and Damien Chazelle, as THR reported in December 2020 that Stone was leaving out over an unspecified cause. Her prospective successor, on the other hand, is none other than Margot Robbie. While this choice eliminates the Stone-Chazelle reuniting, Robbie and Pitt do share a link as co-stars in Quentin Tarantino’s movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
No additional formal cast information for Babylon has now been released, however as per IMDb, 2 other actors are reported to be linked to the project: Tobey Maguire, who is supposed to portray film producer Irving Thalberg, and Li Jun Li, who might portray Anna May Wong, the very first Chinese-American movie actor.
Babylon (2022) Release Date
Babylon 2022 release date was moved back by a year by Paramount, among many other changes to the plan. According to Deadline, Paramount is still planning a Christmas Day debut for 2022, but it is not 2021. The proposal to begin with a restricted release on December 25, 2022, before expanding to a wider distribution is still very much in line.
During the epidemic, hardly any Hollywood films were released as scheduled. Many filmmakers just skipped 2020, anticipating that 2021 would see a return to cinemas for possible successes and Oscar contenders.
As a consequence, Babylon 2022, which has not been ready to begin filming when producers throughout the country were forced to halt, has been granted far more time. Please cross your fingers that no additional difficulties develop that might jeopardize the December 25, 2022, deadline. However, this implies that there will be nearly four years between Damien Chazelle films.