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Riggan Thompson was Birdman, a crime-stopping superhero with a beak and a three-film franchise. Now, he's a washed up actor trying to get his career and life back together by opening his own play on Broadway. On the eve of it's opening, the play is close to falling apart and Riggan is forced to sign a younger, egotistical lead actor, whom he despises. What results over the next three days is strange, dark and downright hilarious, nearly costing Riggan his career, family and sanity in the process.
the official version from worldviewent.com on September 1, 2013
Tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.
the official version from foxsearchlight.com on April 16, 2013
Follows a former actor, who once played an iconic superhero, as he mounts a Broadway play based on a Raymond Carver short story in a bid to reclaim past glory. However, the play’s egotistical leading man threatens to throw everything down the tubes.
a modified formulation from hollywoodreporter.com on March 5, 2013
An actor in crisis, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself in the days leading up to the opening of a Broadway play.
a modified formulation from hollywoodreporter.com on December 8, 2012