Damien Chazelle returns to the twilight of Hollywood's silent era in his latest film, "Babylon".
Starring Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie, "Babylon" is set in the late 1920s and captures the film i
ndustry's transition from silent films to "talkies" due to the invention of synchronized sound.
Pitt plays a silent film star during that time, and Robbie is a Roaring '20s icon.
As Hollywood revolves around him, he is forced to grapple with an evolving industr
When I first went to Hollywood, the stars on all the doors said 'No actors and no do
gs allowed,'" says Pitt's character in the trailer.
Big, loud, boisterous footage complete with lavish parties, cocaine, topless women and dancing.
At one point, Robbie's character draws attention to a pool party by yelling, "Listen, all you b
ig dick men... who wants to see me fight a fucking snake?
Pitt's character, with an alcoholic drink in hand, pauses before shouting, "Fuck you, yeah!"
The ensemble cast includes Diego Calva, Tobey Maguire, Max Minghella, Spike Jonze, Gene Smar
t, Flea, Jeff Garlin, PJ Byrne, Samara Weaving and Olivia Wilde.
Originally, Emma Stone was set to star in the film, but she dropped out in late 2020 due to scheduling conflicts.