Netflix right this moment debuted an emotionally-charged trailer for Ron Howard’s HILLBILLY ELEGY, an upcoming drama starring Amy Adams and Glenn Close that appears as if it graduated summa cum laude from Tear-Jerker University.
Based on J.D. Vance’s #1 New York Times Bestseller and directed by Academy Award-winner Ron Howard, HILLBILLY ELEGY is a robust individual memoir that gives a window into one family’s individual journey of survival and triumph. By following three colourful generations via their distinctive struggles, J.D.’s family story explores the highs and lows that outline his family’s expertise.
Here’s the official synopsis, per Netflix:
J.D. Vance (Gabriel Basso), a former Marine from southern Ohio and present Yale Law scholar, is on the verge of touchdown his dream job when a family disaster forces him to return to the house he’s tried to overlook. J.D. should navigate the advanced dynamics of his Appalachian family, together with his unstable relationship together with his mom Bev (Amy Adams), who’s combating habit. Fueled by recollections of his grandmother Mamaw (Glenn Close), the resilient and whip-smart lady who raised him, J.D. involves embrace his family’s indelible imprint on his personal individual journey.
Joining Adams and Close for the extreme family drama are Gabriel Basso (SUPER 8, THE KINGS OF SUMMER), Haley Bennett (THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN), Freida Pinto (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, IMMORTALS), Bo Hopkins (MIDNIGHT EXPRESS, AMERICAN GRAFFITI), and Owen Asztalos (PATERSON, Jessica Jones). Vanessa Taylor, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter for SHAPE OF WATER, wrote the script. The movie additionally functions music composed by Hans Zimmer and David Fleming.
While I do not know that I’m out there for a soul-crushing drama in the mean time, I have to admit that HILLBILLY ELEGY appears prefer it may very well be a really highly effective movie. Plus, I really like when make-up artists go the additional mile to make actors look nigh-unrecognizable. Sure, you may still see Adams and Close in case you look laborious sufficient, however dag, yo.
HILLBILLY ELEGY shall be launched on Netflix and in choose theaters on November 24.