Anne Hathaway and Thomasin McKenzie seem in new photos from the upcoming thriller Eileen.
On the 2023 Sundance Movie Competition, the anticipated thriller Eileen made its official first premiere. Two new photos from the movie have been launched to present the viewers a sneak peek of the novel-based film directed by William Oldroyd. Vainness Honest launched two unique images from the movie with extra particulars from the author of the unique novel of the identical identify, Ottessa Moshfegh, and one of many movie’s stars Anne Hathaway (Rebecca).
Alongside Hathaway, the film additionally stars Thomasin McKenzie as Eileen. Different forged members embody Marin Eire, Shea Whigham, Sam Nivola, and Jefferson White.
In one of many launched footage, McKenzie and Hathaway are seen leaning towards the wall in entrance of a bar with a fence in entrance of them and snow on the bottom. Eileen and Rebecca appear to be conversing in an alleyway at evening. Within the different picture, Eileen is carrying a black costume, and Rebecca is in a darkish purple outfit. They’re leaning towards each other, dancing with massive smiles. A number of folks seem behind them, dancing in a dimly lit room.
The movie revolves round Eileen’s friendship together with her co-worker Rebecca at a jail facility in Nineteen Sixties New England. Eileen and Rebecca’s friendship turns twisted when a darkish secret is revealed, taking Eileen on a sinister path.
In her Interview with Vainness Honest, Hathaway talks extra in regards to the script. She says:
“As you possibly can think about, over the course of the previous nonetheless many a long time, I’ve learn plenty of scripts, However I needed to sit with this one. I had to return to it. I needed to stroll away from it. It stored revealing itself to me.”
Extra on Eileen: The Novel
Eileen, the novel, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2015. Nonetheless, it’s not the one ebook that took Moshfegh to literary fame. Her subsequent ebook, My 12 months of Relaxation and Leisure, was a important favourite and a New York Occasions bestseller.
In the case of novel-based movies, it’s all the time a priority whether or not the movie is devoted to the ebook on which it’s based mostly. After all, like all movies, some cuts and detours of the storyline should be made to adapt a narrative for the display, however for essentially the most half, the film stays devoted to the ebook, in keeping with Vainness Honest.
Moshfegh produced and wrote the script herself, alongside together with her husband, Luke Goebel. The official launch date of the drama/thriller movie is just not clear but, however it’s anticipated to launch this 12 months.