‘Succession’ Team Unveils Brand New Dark Comedy Movie

Although we patiently hold out for Succession season 4 immediately after yet yet another bombshell…

‘Succession’ Team Unveils Brand New Dark Comedy Movie

Although we patiently hold out for Succession season 4 immediately after yet yet another bombshell finale that’s left us seeking, the artistic staff powering HBO’s award-winning satirical dramedy is featuring audiences some feature-length written content to tide us in excess of in the meantime: The Menu starring Ralph Fiennes, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Nicholas Hoult.

Helmed by sequence director Mark Mylod, created by fellow collection director slash EP Adam McKay, with a screenplay penned by collection writer Will Tracy together with The Onion alum Seth Reiss… in phrases of guiding-the-scenes expertise, aside from showrunner Jesse Armstrong, the gang’s really much all below.

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The Menu follows a young few named Margot (Anya Taylor-Pleasure) and Tyler (Nicholas Hoult), who journey to a distant island to dine at Hawthorne — an exclusive cafe operate by movie star chef Slowik (Ralph Fiennes).

As previewed in the footage, Fiennes’ Chef Slowik has well prepared a lavish molecular gastronomy menu in which meals is handled as conceptual art. But his strategy to cuisine has some “shocking surprises” for the wealthy friends. And as these horror-impressed affairs tend to go, not almost everything is as it would seem.

Ralph Fiennes, Anya Taylor-Pleasure, and Nicholas Hoult function in a distinct ensemble cast which also features Hong Chau as Elsa, John Leguizamo as Film Star, Janet McTeer as Lillian Bloom, Judith Mild as Anne, Reed Birney as Richard, and even Rob Yang – who you could recall portrayed the venomous Founder & CEO of Vaulter Lawrence Yee in the course of Succession season 1 and Succession period 2.

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Adam McKay previously spelled out to IndieWire that the mission powering his generation business Hyperobject Industries – which has manufactured The Menu and Succession in addition to Netflix’s Never Seem Up and HBO’s Profitable Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty – is to mirror the recent muddled point out of America. Hence the the latest drive for this individual genre of written content, meandering away from the days of Anchorman, The Other Guys, and Step Brothers.

“Our whole corporation is geared towards the plan that we’re in a fracturing moment — what does it indicate for storytelling?” stated Adam McKay.

“The important to all of it is revenue inequality. If we could really remedy that, it will resolve our political difficulties and the local climate crisis as perfectly. Which is my soapbox.”



So when can you be expecting what claims to be a gripping marriage of dark comedy and horror? Searchlight Images has earmarked November 18th of 2022 as the official launch day.

Verify out the unsettling very first trailer for The Menu starring Ralph Fiennes, Anya Taylor-Pleasure, and Nicholas Hoult higher than.