The alley of lost souls shrouds us in mystery during its latest official trailer. Guillermo del Toro’s new film is based on the 1946 novel by William Lindsay Gresham, instead of its first adaptation to the big screen. While in the United States it will be released on December 17, in Spain we will have to wait for the start of 2022.
This is Guillermo del Toro’s new thriller
When the charismatic but unfortunate Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) wins the affection of the clairvoyant Zeena (Toni Collette) and her mind-set husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he creates a golden ticket to success, using this knowledge that has been acquired to deceive the wealthy elite of New York society in the 1940s ”, reveals the producer, Searchlight Pictures, in its official description. “With the virtuous Molly (Rooney Mara) loyal by his side, Stanton plans to con a dangerous mogul (Richard Jenkins) with the help of a mysterious psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) who may be his most formidable opponent yet.”
Known performers are added names like Willem Dafoe (Clem Hoately), Ron Perlman (Bruno), Mary Steenburgen (Miss Harrington), Tim Blake Nelson (Carny Boss), David Strathairn (Pete Krumbein), Holt McCallany (Anderson), Richard Jenkins (Ezra Grindle), Dian Bachar, David Hewlett (Dr. Elrood), Troy James (Snake Man), Lara Jean Chorostecki (Louise), Mark Povinelli (The Major), Romina Power, Linden Porco, Drew Nelson David Tomlinson, Jesse Buck, Lili Connor, Neil Whitely, Danny Waugh, Mike Hill, Bobbie Peterson, Keith Lukowski, Kim Janveau, William David Hobbs, Stu Arthur, Clifton Collins Jr y Jim Beaver, entre otros.
Del Toro has counted on the work of Kim Morgan for the elaboration of the script; both have brought Gresham’s work to the big screen as it was done in 1947.