First look at Hugh Jackman in Florian Zeller’s ‘The Son‘ Revealed. along with Jackman, the other cast includes Vanessa Kirby and Laura Dern. The film is based on Zeller’s 2018 play Le Fils, which is part of a trilogy that also includes Le Père and The Mother. Check out the image below.
According to the official synopsis from Sony Pictures Classics, The Son follows “A drama that follows a family as it falls apart and tries to come back together again. A couple of years after his parents’ divorce, 17-year-old Nicholas no longer feels he can stay with his mother, Kate. He moves in with his father Peter and Peter’s new partner Beth. Juggling work, his and Beth’s new baby, and the offer of his dream job in Washington, Peter tries to care for Nicholas as he wishes his own father had cared for him. But by reaching for the past to correct its mistakes, he loses sight of how to hold onto Nicholas in the present.”
The film stars Hugh Jackman as Peter, Laura Dern as Kate, Vanessa Kirby as Beth, Zen McGrath as Nicholas, and Anthony Hopkins.
Produced by Iain Canning, Joanna Laurie, Emile Sherman, Christophe Spadone, and Florian Zeller.
‘The Son’ is likely ready to submit in Venice, Telluride, and Toronto. The release date is not yet announced.