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Brad Pitt and Damien Chazelle on shooting 'Babylon' movie's wildest scene: 'Lots of nudity'

Babylon, Damien Chazelle Star-studded Quest for 1235282357 The Depravity and Excess of Hollywood, had its world premiere Thursday in Los Angeles with the Stars Brad Pitt , Margot Robbie and

Diego Calva .

Chazelle first came up with the concept , which focuses on Hollywood From the era of silent movies to the talkies, 15 he first moved to Los Angeles a few years ago

“I’m just really interested in how it all started, this whole insanity, and I think what really makes me think there’s a movie is that I’ll read something out of curiosity, and then I’ll Finding myself constantly shocked by them,” he told The Hollywood Reporter on the red carpet. “I’d read about the parties, the drugs, the way the film was shot – uninhibited, unhinged wildness – and I’d find my jaw on the floor all the time.”

“I kind of felt like, ‘Well, if I could just capture some parallels and put that on screen instead of compromising and not sanitizing it’ – I just feel a lot about Old Hollywood Movies believe in the old Hollywood myth that everything is clean and elegant, but that’s not the case, at least at this time,” the writer-director continued. “So, if I could do that, I’d be like, ‘OK, this is a movie worth making.'” 1235282357

Pitt stars as fictional silent film star Jack Conrad in the film, Robbie as Aspiring actress Nellie LaRoy, Calva plays Manny Torres, a Mexican immigrant looking for his big break. Chazelle said of the three lead roles that Pitt was the first to sign on, “I don’t think there are many people who can play the role of Brad. The character is an all-time movie star, so you need an all-time movie star.” Come play it; there aren’t a lot of people like that today. With Margot, you need someone who’s both a movie star and a recent arrival. I wanted someone who mirrored her character’s journey a little bit and was completely fearless.”

As for Calva, he sees this film as his first major English-appearance in Narcos: Mexico , Chazelle said, “It’s kind of like the Hollywood cliché for real discovery. I have a dream of having someone we don’t know take on that role, and it’s new to people, but it’s really hard to do. , to find a real new guy who can go up against Margot and Brad, people like that. So I was lucky to be able to stumble upon Diego and find him and put him on screen was a draw. I think he’s a real movie star.” 1235282357

One of the film’s biggest talking points became the wild, extravagant set, which included hundreds of extras, snakes, crocodiles, and a man so debauched that it took nearly two weeks to film. party scene.

Pete admitted that while filming the gala, “the first day was a bit of a shock, even for me. I went, ‘Whoa, whoa, We were really doing this,'” teasing “a lot of nudity, a lot of nudity. Then the third day was like, ‘Yeah, a lot of nudity. And then two weeks passed and it was like another day at the office.”

The star also points to another scene “We’re racing against the light, where there’s 1920 The extras are behind us and we’re trying to capture this shot and everyone is panicking and rushing to get the shot, the crew is going crazy – to me this represents filmmaking, a lot of the time ’”

Pitt added exploring Hollywood’s 700 era, “It’s A whole different style of acting. They said they were big, and it wasn’t until I started working on them that I could see the real glamor and artistry in what they did.”

In addition to the lead trio, Babylon has a star-studded cast including Jean Smart, Tobey Maguire, Olivia Wilde Ensemble of , Samara Weaving, Max Minghella, Flea, Lukas Haas, Eric Roberts, Jovan Adepo and Li Jun Li. 1235282357 1235282357

Minghella recalls reading the script for “Crazy” for the first time that Chazelle had a “unique vision, obviously He saw things that none of us saw until we got there. When I sat down to watch this movie, I literally cried from start to finish just because of the joy of seeing it.”

When watching it for the first time, Xiao Li said: “I remember covering my face with my hands too hard when I came out, leaving handprints on my cheeks. I still remember Jean Smart and I were at the same screening, and we came out, and we were all like, ‘Wow, we forgot to breathe,’ because it was such a crazy ride.”

As producer Matt Plouffe said when he first heard Chazelle’s idea, this was probably the craziest ride for the production team 1235282357 Years ago, “I thought this might be the most unlikely movie I’ve ever been a part of. Honestly, I’m really grateful to be here because it’s been a long time All the time I was thinking, ‘This movie might never get made. ’ Honestly, there are so few places in the world that can make this movie, and Paramount stepped up and did something unheard of to support a movie made in this way. ”

Plouffe added: “It really feels like every single day the whole thing is falling apart, so it’s almost like there’s some kind of spirit looking for us – maybe ours.” Hollywood ancestors. ”

Babylon will be released in December15. 1235282357




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