Hugh Jackman Has Some Family Trouble In Upcoming Drama The son. The 2022 movie, which comes from the Oscar-winning filmmaker behind 2020 The fatheris a star-studded affair that is hoping to be a serious awards contender later in the year.
Here’s everything we know about The sonfrom when its cast comes to light to the first available images of the film.
When is the release date for The Son?
The son It will open on November 11 in New York and Los Angeles. The release in the two major US cities kicks off the film, with expansion to additional US and non-US markets, including the UK, expected at a later date, though to date not yet. a time frame for expansion has been shared.
Before its limited release, The son It will premiere at numerous fall festivals, including the Venice Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival.
What is the plot of The Son?
This is the official synopsis of The son from Sony Pictures Classics:
“A drama that follows a family struggling to reunite after falling apart. The son centers on Peter, whose hectic life with his baby and new partner Beth is turned upside down when his ex-wife Kate shows up with their now-teenage son Nicholas. The young man has been absent from school for months and is worried, distant and angry. Peter struggles to care for Nicholas as he wishes his own father would as he juggles work, his and Beth’s new son, and the offer of his dream job in Washington. Yet in looking to the past to right his wrongs, he loses sight of how to hold on to Nicholas in the present.”
Florian Zeller and Christopher Hampton co-wrote the screenplay, based on Zeller’s play of the same name.
Who is in the cast of The Son?
Hugh Jackman stars The son like Peter. The Australian actor is best known for playing Wolverine in the X Men franchise, but has hung up its adamantium claws. While playing a superhero has made up for much of Jackman’s screen time, he’s also starred in movies like The prestige, the Miserables (for which he received an Oscar nomination), prisoners and, more recently, Reminiscence.
The protagonists of The son They are Laura Dern as Peter’s ex-wife, Kate, and Vanessa Kirby as his new partner, Beth. Dern is an Oscar winner in 2019 marriage storybut is also known for big lies, Illustrated Y Jurassic Parkreprising her iconic role as Ellie Sattler in the latter with 2022 Jurassic World: Dominion. Meanwhile, Kirby has just received an Oscar nomination for 2020. pieces of a womanbut is probably best known for her roles in Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw, Mission: Impossible — Fallout and playing Princess Margaret in the early seasons of The crown.
The titular son of the film is being played by newcomer Zen McGrath. The young actor’s credits include the 2014 film Aloftthe tv miniseries Dig, Red Dog: True Blue and the tv series Utopia.
The great final piece of The son The cast is Anthony Hopkins, who is reunited with Zeller after winning an Oscar for Best Actor in his previous film, The father. Hopkins is, of course, a screen legend, famous for her roles in The silence of the lambsMCU Thor movies and Western worldbut he’s still working for a seventh decade on screen, with another 2022 film, Armageddon timeon your plate.
Is there a trailer for The Son?
The first preview of The son It is now available. It sets the stage for the complex family dynamics at play, with a particular focus on the performances of Jackman and Dern. Check it out below.
The son director Florian Zeller
Florian Zeller is a relative newcomer to most movie fans, but his entrance onto the scene was a massive statement of his talent.
Zeller has experience in the theater and in the writing of some French films for the big screen and television, but before The son his only feature directing credit was for 2020 The father (He is also credited with an episode of the French TV docuseries Undertake).
The fatherwhich you can watch on Starz or with a Starz premium subscription on streaming services like Hulu or Prime Video, was one of the best-reviewed movies of 2020 and was nominated for six Oscars, winning two, one for the aforementioned Anthony Hopkins and another for Best Adapted Screenplay for Zeller and Hampton.
Right now, Zeller doesn’t have another movie project lined up, so IMDb (opens in a new tab).