Searchlight has announced the arrival of the teaser trailer for Poor Things , the latest film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos . For the occasion, a new image of Emma Stone was shared in the role of the protagonist.
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Inspired by the story of Frankenstein , the film is the film adaptation of the novel by Alasdair Gray which tells the incredible story of Belle Baxter, a young woman who was brought back to life by an eccentric but brilliant scientist.
Stone plays Bella Baxter, 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 lacks in her, she Bella elopes with Duncan Wedderburn (Mark Ruffalo), a stylish and debauched lawyer, on a whirlwind adventure across continents. Free from the prejudices of her time, Bella grows steadfast in her resolve to stand up for equality and liberation.
In addition to Stone , are part of the cast: Mark Ruffalo , Willem Dafoe and Ramy Youssef .
Scripted by Tony McNamara and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos , the film set in the Victorian era is produced by Film4 and Searchlight Pictures .
Filming was wrapped up in the fall of 2021.
The film will be released in American theaters from 8 September , perhaps it could enter the Venice selection.