David O’Russell’s All-Star Movie Plot, Cast, Trailer and Release Date
With Greta Gerwig Barbie film for Oppenheimer, celebrity-filled movies have been all the rage in Hollywood lately. That said, what better than a mystery movie with a star-studded ensemble cast? Not a lot. David O. Russell’s new movie amsterdam is aimed at all mystery lovers and arrives in theaters before the end of the year. Set at the beginning of the 20th century, amsterdam seems like an action-packed period piece that turns into a gripping whodunit. Already, the film has garnered huge buzz for its stacked cast (which looks like a Who’s Who of Hollywood, including everyone from Chris Rock to Taylor Swift). After the recent release of the film’s trailer, the anticipation surrounding the film has doubled.
Here’s everything you need to know about amsterdam before his arrival on the big screen, including plot, cast, trailer and release date.
Combining fact and fiction, amsterdamThe trailer boasts, “a lot of stuff actually happened.” The story revolves around three friends in the 1930s – a doctor, a lawyer and a nurse – played by Christian Bale, John David Washington and Margot Robbie respectively. The trio met in Amsterdam in the 1910s, forming a pact to protect each other “no matter what,” Bale’s character Burt says during the trailer.
amsterdam follows the friends after they are falsely accused of murder and forced to search for the truth behind the crime. The high-stakes mystery leads them to encounter danger, drama, and other star performers along the way, including a friend of the deceased played by Robert De Niro.
According to the trailer, the pursuit of the trio ultimately alters the course of American history. “It turns out to be much more important than any of us,” says Robbie’s character, Valerie.
Much of the buzz around amsterdam surrounds its star-studded cast. In addition to the leads and De Niro, the cast includes plenty of household names, like comedian Chris Rock (of recent Oscar notoriety) and Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Bet) to Zoe Saldaña (guardians of the galaxy), and Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody). Additionally, Grammy winner Taylor Swift, Austin Powers starring Mike Myers, The shape of water actor Michael Shannon and The Many Saints of NewarkAlessandro Nivola completes the set.
The real question is who is not in amsterdam?
On July 6, 20th Century Studios released the official trailer for amsterdam. At just over two and a half minutes, the preview gives viewers a taste of the mystery the film promises, without giving too much away. Against Ten Years After’s “I’d Like to Change the World” Amsterdam’The trailer for s is an epic, thrilling – and at times comical – glimpse into the threesome’s world.
Rock’s character opens the trailer, unafraid of the murder mystery at hand and leaving viewers with more questions than answers: “You got a dead white man in a box!” Not even a coffin! There’s not even a top on it. The music picks up before switching to a clip of figures apparently pulling the coffin out of a building. From just those first 30 seconds, it’s clear that amsterdam will give the leading group of actors a wide variety of performances.
amsterdam Release date
From now on, amsterdam is slated for release on November 4, 2022. With such an accomplished cast and gripping story, director Russell could make his next Oscar bid with this film.