Nightmare Alley movie production status is currently Production
January 4, 2020 • Finalizing production budget, filming the movie begins. Searchlight Pictures announced that principal photography on Nightmare Alley began January 30, 2020 on location in Toronto, Canada.
- Shooting Locations:
- January 2020–Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Plot: What's the story about?
In Nightmare Alley, an ambitious young carny (Bradley Cooper) with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) who is even more dangerous than he is. The carnival cast includes carnival worker Molly (Rooney Mara), head barker Clem (Willem Dafoe), and Ron Perlman as Bruno the Strongman. Richard Jenkins is part of the high society crowd as wealthy industrialist Ezra Grindle.
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Who stars in Nightmare Alley: Cast List
"The A-Team" , "The Words"
Toni Collette ... Zeena (a mentalist)
"Stowaway" , "Knives Out"
"Youth in Revolt" , "A Nightmare On Elm Street"
"Pinocchio" , "Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle"
"Nomadland" , "The Devil Has a Name"
"Pinocchio" , "Monster Hunter"
"Zack Snyder's Justice League" , "Daybreakers"
Who's making Nightmare Alley: Crew List
A look at the Nightmare Alley behind-the-scenes crew and production team.
ProducersJ. Miles Dale
Guillermo del Toro
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Production: What we know about Nightmare Alley?
- Writer/director Guillermo del Toro said "I’m inspired and elated to be joined by this brilliant cast. Kim Morgan and I have worked with great passion to bring the dark, raw world and language of William Gresham to the screen and now we are joined by a superb group of artists and technicians to bring it to life (1/30/2020).”
- Aademy Award winner Guillermo del Toro (THE SHAPE OF WATER, PAN’S LABYRINTH) directs and co-writes with Kim Morgan (THE FORBIDDEN ROOM).
- David Strathairn has joined the cast of the Fox Searchlight picture (Hollywood Reporter, 9/27/19). Strathairn will play the alcoholic husband of Collette’s character, a mentalist named Zeena who ends up mentoring Cooper's character.
- It’s based on the novel by William Lindsay Gresham and not the 1947 movie of the same name.
- January 2020: The film was in Production status.
- June 2019: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- April 2019: The film was in Development status.
Searchlight Pictures announced that principal photography on Nightmare Alley began January 30, 2020 on location in Toronto, Canada.
Shooting will begin in early 2020 in Toronto.