Jean Smart joins the long list of Hollywood A-Listers set to feature in Damien Chazelle’s ‘Babylon‘.
Although there are few official plot details for Babylon, The Hollywood Reporter states that the film is set in the late 1920s. It will allegedly cover the movie industry’s transition from silent films to talkies, following the journeys of multiple characters.
Smart has enjoyed a recent career resurgence, appearing in HBO’s Mare of Easttown and Hacks. She will reportedly play a critic/journalist in the new film, capable of making or breaking careers.
The 69-year-old actress joins the likes of Margot Robbie, Brad Pitt, Diego Calva, Jovan Adepo, Li Jun Li, Katherine Waterson and Max Minghella.
Babylon will have a limited release on December 25, 2022, before becoming more widely available from January 6.
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