Disney has released a new extended first look trailer at the upcoming Searchlight Pictures film, “Poor Things”, which comes from filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos and producer Emma Stone comes the incredible tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter (Stone), a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe). Under Baxter’s protection, Bella is eager to learn. Hungry for the worldliness she is lacking, Bella runs off with Duncan Wedderburn (Mark Ruffalo), a slick and debauched lawyer, on a whirlwind adventure across the continents. Free from the prejudices of her times, Bella grows steadfast in her purpose to stand for equality and liberation.
Check out the “Poor Things” trailer below:
The film is based on the book by Alasdair Gray, the screenplay was written by Tony McNamara, making this the second collaboration between Lanthimos and McNamara (THE FAVOURITE). The movie was produced by Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Yorgos Lanthimos, and Emma Stone.
Originally, “Poor Things” was going to be released in cinemas in September, but due to the actor’s strikes, the film’s premiere was delayed to December 8th 2023. And we should expect the film to arrive on Hulu in the US and on Disney+ around the world in early 2024.
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