Last year it transpired that Justin Timberlake had been signed by Woody Allen for the filming of a new film produced by Amazon Studios and in which he would share deal with Kate Winslet, Juno Temple and Jim Belushi.
The new project of Woody Allen will arrive later this year, but we already know something more of its history. Amazon Studios, which collaborates with the filmmaker for the third time after ‘Cafe Society’ and ‘Crisis in six scenes’, has released the first trailer of ‘Wonder Wheel’.
Producer, director and screenwriter Woody Allen stared to work for the first time with singer-actor Justin Timberlake for the movie Wonder Wheel. For release on December 1 of this year, the film, produced by Amazon Studios, will feature Kate Winslet, Juno Temple and Jim Belushi.
The first preview of the new Wonder Wheel focuses on the fate of four people: Ginny, (Kate Winslet) a former actress and now a waitress, Mickey (Justin Timberlake), an attractive lifeguard who dreams of a better life, Juno Temple, a young woman who tries to escape from a group of gangsters and Humpty (Jim Belushi), Ginny’s husband and a former gang member.
The trailer was already made public from last Tuesday, where we knew a little more of his argument. Kate Winslet, Jim Belushi, Justin Timberlake and Juno Temple star in a story from the fifties that takes place around Coney Island’s seat of attraction. The new preview gives us an idea about the movie’s plot. Set in the fifties in New York, this story is based on the life of Ginny, characterized by Kate Winslet. She is a married woman, an former actress who works as a waitress at the Wonder Wheel amusement park, and falls in love with Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard on beach, interpreted by Timberlake, that is not to be of confidence.
Her husband Humpty (Belushi) is a retired gangster who now works as a carousel operator. Then there’s Mickey (Timberlake), who dreams of becoming a playwright. The lives of these characters change when Carolina (Temple), Humpty’s daughter, runs away from the man she married, a member of a gang.
As it was confirmed when the poster was launched , the story is adorned with a colorful and dazzling photograph made to decorate and make more attractive this history that mixes passion, violence and betrayal.
The conflict will focus on this romance, which in parallel, will live the arrival of the stepdaughter of the protagonist, which would unveil part of his past life and his marriage. Temple, meanwhile, enters the role of a young woman trying to escape a group of gangsters and Humpty, Jim Belushi’s character, Ginny’s husband and employee of a carousel.
Woody Allen’s film will close the New York Film Festival on October 14. Timberlake, in addition to surprising with a new role, this time has joined hands with on one of the most praised of the cinema, Allen. Justin is also in the sights of the organizers of the Super Bowl that every year brings the stars that embellish their presentation.
Scheduled for February 2018, the international press noted that the singer of ‘Can not stop the feeling!’, is one of the names that add to this list. He would not be the performing at Super Bowl for first time, as he had performed in 2004, sharing stage with Janet Jackson.
Last month, the actor and singer was acclaimed by the Brazilian public when he participated in the Rock in Rio, entering with right foot to the scene with the subject ‘Only when I walk away’. The artist’s most recent hit is ‘Can not stop the feeling!’, from the animated film Troll.
The film, by Amazon and the brilliant director will close the New York Film Festival on October 14 and will hit theaters on December 1.
While we wait, look at the trailer.