Los Angeles / 18.02.2021 23:00:09
After his work in the Joker, which earned him the Oscar for best actor, Joaquin phoenix continues looking for acting challenges, for the same reason he joined as the protagonist of the next film of Ari aster, filmmaker behind Midsommar (2019) and Hereditary (2018).
This production will be called Disappointment Blvd and will have the support of the A24 study, responsible for the success of series such as Euphoria on HBO and from tapes like Lady bird Y The Lighthouse.
According to the Deadline newspaper, the tape will narrate an « intimate portrait, spanning decades, of one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time. »
According to the post, Phoenix is a follower of Aster’s work and intended to work under him, but he did not put his signature until he knew the script, which could be risky knowing the actor’s particular taste.
At the moment, the two films that Aster has released are horror films and, among other achievements, he has aroused the admiration of Bong Joon-ho, a brand-new Oscar winner for Parasite, who described him as one of the most promising directors for the coming years.
For his part, Phoenix is the owner of a model acting career (Walk the Line, 2005; The Master, 2012; Her, 2013; or Inherent Vice, 2014) that crowned in 2020 in style with the Oscar for best actor for his Acclaimed role in Joker (2019).
Phoenix received its first Oscar nomination thanks to Gladiator, Ridley Scott’s film that ended up with five statuettes, including those for best film and best actor for Russell Crowe.