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'Birdman' Shows Off Star-Studded Cast in First Teaser Trailer

June 13, 2014 (2:34 am) GMT
A movie by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, the dramedy follows Michael Keaton as a former actor who played an iconic superhero.
'Birdman' Shows Off Star-Studded Cast in First Teaser Trailer

"" releases its first teaser trailer, showcasing the star-studded cast including , , , and . One of the most anticipated films of the year, the drama comedy is directed by "" helmer Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.

The movie centers on Keaton's character Riggan Thomson who is a former actor, once playing an iconic superhero. He mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim past glory as he juggles family, career and his sanity.

The teaser opens with Keaton as the washed-out actor walking in the backstage of a Broadway play with 's "Crazy" playing behind. "How did you end up here, in this dump. You're a movie star, remember?" Thomson says in his mind before he goes on stage.

In real life, Keaton played Batman in 1989's "Batman" and 1992's "Batman Returns". The teaser gave a glimpse of Thomson throwing a Batman-like poster against the wall in frustration. There's also a scene of Norton, who played Hulk in real life, mocking Thomson and wrestling him to the floor.

"Birdman" will open in theaters October 17.



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