Today at TIFF, months before its Christmas Day theatrical opening, Oscar-winning filmmaker Damien Chazelle came to show off the trailer of his Hollywood period opus, Babylon.
It will drop tom’w. The pic is still in post.“After the quietness of First Man, I wanted to do something boisterous and loud,” said Chazelle about his pivot to Babylon. “Babylon was the biggest number of roles I have ever jungled.
The casting process took a long, long time. Mostly a fictional film. All the characters are fictional but inspired by composites of real-life people,” the filmmaker continued.“You’re looking for people to surprise you (and to) demolish pre-conceived notions of that era, and actors who would define that spirit,” Chazelle added.Babylon was back to a lot of on-screen music as well like La La Land and Whiplash.Read more on deadline.com