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First Look: Amy Adams And Christoph Waltz In Tim Burton’s ‘Big Eyes’

First Look: Amy Adams And Christoph Waltz In Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes'

It’s a scandal that occupies a curious corner of art history, but this Oscar season, it’s being brought to the big screen. Tim Burton turns his eye to something less fantastical with this upcoming “Big Eyes,” telling the story of art enthusiasts Margaret and Walter Keane, who rose to prominence thanks to the titular paintings. However, when their relationship dissolved, Margaret took Walter to court, claiming he took credit for the paintings she actually created, leading to one of the most bizarre things to ever happen during a legal proceeding — a paint off.

“Margaret really believed that as a woman, people would not buy her art,” Amy Adams, who plays the artist in Burton’s movie, told USA Today. “[Walter] convinced her the life they were able to lead was because the artist was a man, who could sell more art at a higher price than a woman.” And playing opposite Adams is Christoph Waltz, which hopefully promises a pretty explosive acting showdown.

“Big Eyes” opens on Christmas Day.

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Looking forward to this!


Yeah, although the bird is still very tasty right now, but like you said when the bird was 18 she must`ve been absolutely astonishing.

the sayer of the truth

I cant believe Amy Adams is gonna` be 40 years old in a couple of weeks, 22 years past the prime of her life already ! ! !.


I truly hope Burton's excessive style doesn't hinder the seriousness of what could be a very compelling story.


Oooohhhhhh! This sounds hilarious! I love it! A "PAINT-OFF". I was already going to see it and now I know what I'm going to go see lol!


I'm in! Amy Adams is amazing and this project is perfect for her. I'm glad Burton kept Helena Bonham Carter on the sidelines for this one.


As long as Depp is nowhere near this project, it might stand a chance. Otherwise the source material is toast.


As one of those people who feels Ed Wood is still his best film, this sounds so promising.

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