Ari Aster’s Next Movie Will Star Joaquin Phoenix; Title, Plot Details Revealed


Can’t wait to be traumatized.


It’s formally official: Joaquin Phoenix is teaming up with Hereditary and Midsommar filmmaker Ari Aster for his subsequent mission. While rumors swirled final yr that Phoenix was contemplating Aster’s subsequent mission as his subsequent film after successful an Oscar for Joker, he has formally signed on, and the film now has a title and distributor.

Per Deadline, Aster’s subsequent film is known as Disappointment Blvd. and will probably be distributed by A24, which launched Hereditary and Midsommar to large important acclaim and, within the case of Midsommar, fairly spectacular field workplace for a traumatizing horror movie.

Disappointment Blvd. is described as “an intimate, decades-spanning portrait of one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time.” Back in November, Discussing Film reported the film was known as Beau Is Afraid and described it as “a surrealist horror film set in an alternate present.” It’s unclear if this is similar mission with a brand new identify, or a unique one, as Aster has quite a lot of scripts he was contemplating for his subsequent film.


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Phoenix can be poised to star as Napoleon Bonaparte within the Ridley Scott movie Kitbag, however Deadline says it’s anticipated that he’ll first shoot Aster’s mission as Scott is simply simply now on the point of begin capturing his crime thriller Gucci.

Phoenix is understood to be choosy concerning the initiatives he chooses, so it says loads that he’s sparked to Aster’s subsequent movie. The actor will subsequent be seen in Mike Mills’ new film C’mon C’mon, and there are additionally these rumors a few Joker sequel however to date nothing has materialized on that entrance.

Aster, in the meantime, is driving excessive following the approval for his genuinely upsetting characteristic Hereditary after which his left-turn with the equally upsetting (however another way) Midsommar. Disappointment Blvd. will little doubt have an identical influence, and it’s wildly thrilling to know an actor of Phoenix’s caliber goes to be entrance and middle.

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