Tobey Maguire plays Charlie Chaplin in Babylon, the new Damien Chazelle

Brad Pitt plays silent film star John Gilbert and Margot Robbie is Clara Bow in this film about 1920s Hollywood.

During CinemaCon, which took place from April 25 to 28, participants were able to discover the first images of Damien Chazelle’s new film: babylon. The fifth feature from the director of La La Land is set in the late 1920s, during the transition from silent films to talkies in the motion picture industry. In the main roles, we find brad pitt in John Gilbert and Margot Robbie in Clara Bow.

Emma Stone replaced by Margot Robbie in Damien Chazelle’s Babylon?

If we knew that Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man, The Prodigy…) would also be shown, there was no more information regarding his character. We now know, since the event at Caesars Palace, that he will play Charlie Chaplin. After seeing his first images, variety situates babylon at the crossroads of‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood by Quentin Tarantino and The Great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann (in which Tobey already played, well). “Between loud music, dazzling costumes and high-level makeup”, writes the American magazine.

The film will be visible in French cinemas on January 25, 2023.

Damien Chazelle has finished filming Babylon, his new film with a 5-star cast

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