The trailer for ‘Poor Things’, the new film that will star this duo of actors, was released and the first comments are of a very good reception.
Every production that has Emma Stone as the protagonist goes too far, no matter what the plot is, its director, or the genre of the film, the actress makes the most of everything she has to give and it is more than noticeable on the screen. therefore, he is one of the celebrities who makes the audience happy when he announces a new movie in theaters. In September, Poor Things arrives, a story that tells the adventures of a young woman who becomes a kind of female Frankenstein and her credit partner is none other than Mark Ruffalo.
The union of Yorgos Lanthimos and Emma Stone in The Favorite earned some ten Oscar nominations some time ago. That could be repeated with Poor Things, the new film that is classified as a fantastic thriller. Among its stars are Willem Dafoe and Mark Ruffalo.
In 2019, The Favorite was considered by the Academy among the candidates for Best Film, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design and Best Editing. Likewise, Olivia Colman won Best Actress of the season. After this event, the duo did not hesitate to meet again and start this project that could give them a statuette in the next installment.
Poor Things is an adaptation of the 1992 novel of the same name, published by Alasdair Gray. The official synopsis from Searchlight Pictures assures that Emma Stone will play Bella Baxter, a young woman who will go through an “incredible story” and a “fantastic evolution.” And Dr. Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe), known for being a brilliant and unorthodox scientist, has given her life back. “Under Baxter’s protection, Bella is eager to learn,” the teaser explains.
The trailer adds: “Hungry for the worldliness she lacks, Bella runs away with Duncan Wedderburn (Mark Ruffalo), a cunning and debauched lawyer, on a whirlwind adventure across continents. Freed from the prejudices of her time, Bella becomes steadfast in her purpose to defend equality and liberation.”
The release of Poor Things is scheduled for September 8 in theaters. At the moment, it is unknown if it will reach streaming platforms, although everything indicates that weeks after its launch, it could be incorporated into the Star+ catalog. While the direction will be by Yorgos Lanthimos and the script by Tony McNamara, Emma Stone will also serve as executive producer.
Emma Stone will play the lead role of Bella Baxter, while Willem Dafoe will play Dr. Godwin Baxter and Mark Ruffalo will play Duncan Wedderburn. Completing the cast will be Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael, Christopher Abbott, Kathryn Hunter, and Margaret Qualley.