Amazon Studios has released the trailer for The Tender Bar , the new film by George Clooney starring Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan, Lily Rabe and Christopher Lloyd .
The film, based on the autobiographical book by JR Moehringer (from us The bar of great hopes ), will arrive on January 7 on Prime Video, while in the USA it will also be released in cinemas starting from December 17 (from 22 nationwide). Here is the trailer ..
The cast of The Tender Bar
The cast also includes Sondra James ( Joker ), Max Martini ( The Purge ), Michael Braun ( The Affair ), Matthew Delamater ( Castle Rock ), Max Casella ( The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel ), Rhenzy Feliz ( Marvel’s Runaways ), Ivan Leung ( The Conners ), Briana Middleton and Daniel Ranieri. The latter, a rookie, will be the young version of the protagonist JR, otherwise played by Tye Sheridan. Sondra James will play the protagonist’s grandmother and Max Martini her absent father, who works as a DJ and whom JR knows only as “The Voice” on the radio. Delamater and Casella will be patrons of JR’s uncle’s bar (played by Ben Affleck), while Feliz and Leung will be JR’s wealthy college roommates. Middleton will ultimately be the girl the protagonist falls in love with.
The screenplay for The Tender Bar was written by William Monahan , Oscar-winning screenwriter for The Departed . At the center of the film is the adolescence of JR Moehringer, author of the book, on Long Island, where he is constantly looking for a father figure among the patrons of his uncle’s bar.
Clooney produces with his Smokehouse Pictures alongside partner Grant Heslov and Ted Hope . Moehringer is executive producer.