A washed up actor, 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.
Friday, October 17, 2014 (Limited)
language throughout, some sexual content and brief violence RESTRICTED
Plot: What's the story about?
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.
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Who stars in Birdman: Cast List
"The Protégé" , "The Flash"
"Cruella" , "Easy A"
"Boss Level" , "Penguin Bloom"
"Puss in Boots" , "A Wrinkle in Time"
Andrea Riseborough ... Laura
"Burden" , "The Grudge "
"Made in Italy" , "Blackbird"
Who's making Birdman: Crew List
A look at the Birdman behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu last directed The Revenant and Biutiful. The film's writer Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu last wrote The Revenant and Biutiful.
ProducersAlejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
James W. Skotchdopole
Production: What we know about Birdman?
- Emma Stone will play Michael Keaton's daughter, fresh from rehab and now his assistant. Naomi Watts will be an actress in the play, while Zach Galifianakis will play the production's conniving producer.
- April 2014: The film was in Completed status.
- September 2013: The film was in Post-Production status.
- April 2013: The film was in Production status.
- December 2012: The film was in Pre-Production status.
Principal photography began on April 15th in New York City.
An early April 2013 production start is being eyed.
Birdman Release Date: When was the film released?
When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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