READ MORE: Watch: George Clooney, Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson and More ‘Hail, Caesar!’ in Madcap Trailer For Coen Brothers Comedy
With so much attention as of late paid to movies in the thick of the awards race, it’s important to remember that a brand new Coen Brothers movie is on the horizon. It may be opening as early as February, but given its madcap premise, rich setting and star-studded ensemble, “Hail, Caesar!” might just be our most anticipated movie of next year.
The comedy follows a studio fixer in Hollywood’s Golden Age. The star-packed cast includes George Clooney, Josh Brolin, Tilda Swinton, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. The film takes place over a single day, during which Brolin’s fixer must deal with Hollywood hiccups ranging from a pregnant leading lady and a movie star, played by Clooney, who gets kidnapped.
“Hail, Caesar!” will be released in U.S. theaters on February 6 and then go on to open the Berlin International Film Festival on February 11. Check out the new poster below, which suggests that a usual dose of Coen Brothers dark humor is in store.