Babylon is the highly anticipated new film from writer/director Damien Chazelle (La La Land) starring Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Diego Calva, Jean Smart, Jovan Adepo, Li Jun Li, P.J. Byrne, Lukas Haas, Olivia Hamilton, Tobey Maguire, Max Minghella, Rory Scovel, Katherine Waterston, Flea, Jeff Garlin, Eric Roberts, Ethan Suplee, Samara Weaving, and Olivia Wilde. Set in 1920s Los Angeles, it is a story about a period of excess in Hollywood, and with a cast like that and this director, this has a really good shot at being one of the biggest films of the year. You can see the first trailer for the film down below.
“From Damien Chazelle, the film is an original epic set in 1920s Los Angeles led by Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and Diego Calva, with an ensemble cast including Jovan Adepo, Li Jun Li, and Jean Smart. A tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess, it traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during an era of unbridled decadence and depravity in early Hollywood. Written and directed by Chazelle, Marc Platt, p.g.a., Matthew Plouffe, p.g.a., Olivia Hamilton, p.g.a. Executive Produced by Michael Beugg, Tobey Maguire, Wyck Godfrey, Helen Estabrook, Adam Siegel.”
Everything about this film is a yes. Now that we have seen a trailer, the waiting begins. It will open in select theaters on Christmas Day and everywhere on January 6th.