The much-awaited and anticipated trailer of the film Babylon is finally out! For the unversed, the upcoming film features Brad Pitt, Tobey Maguire, Margot Robbie, and more. It was only recently that the trailer got released and there is no denying that it looks exciting. Talking about Margot Robbie and Brat Pitt, the two of them previously explored the 80s scene of Hollywood already in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Now, the duo, along with the rest of the star cast, further goes back in time to give us a taste of how Hollywood was in the 1920s.
What’s the story?
Talking about Babylon, it captures a particular time in Hollywood when it was the silent movie era and was about it get replaced by the talkies. Here, Margot Robbie plays the role of an aspiring actress in the film. On the other hand, Brad Pitt plays the role of a big movie star from that period of time. There is no denying that the film captures the perfect vibe of 1920s Los Angeles. It was the time when Hollywood was all about living a luxurious life and endless partying. Apart from the main characters, the film also features Olivia Wilde, Diego Calva, Tobey Maguire, and Samara Weaving.
Talking about the film’s official synopsis, it describes Babylon in the following way, “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.”
Set in 1920s Los Angeles, Babylon is a tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess that traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during an era of unbridled decadence and depravity in early Hollywood. pic.twitter.com/FXMRMyrmAx
— IGN (@IGN) September 13, 2022
Brad Pitt plays the character of John Conrad, who goes on to talk about being the Hollywood heartthrob of that time. Here is what his character says, “When I first moved to LA, the signs on all the doors said, ‘No actors or dogs allowed. I changed that.”
The film Babylon is directed by director Damien Chazelle of La La Land fame. So, the film is all set to be released on December 25, 2022, in the US and is going to get a bigger release on January 6, 2022.
Here is Babylon’s official trailer.