Even when Woody Allen doesn’t star in his own movies, there tends to be a stand-in for him, and it has to be said, he’s picked a good on for Cafe Society in the form of Jesse Eisenberg. Re-teaming him with the often wooden Kristen Stewart may not have been as good an idea, but we will see.
Ahead of the movie’s debut at Cannes, the first trailer has now arrived.
Eisenberg plays Bobby, a young man who relocates to Hollywood in the hopes of pursuing a career in film. Once there, he falls in love and becomes captivated by the lush Hollywood scene. Steve Carell, Blake Lively, Parker Posey and Jeannie Berlin also star.
Interestingly, after holding out for years and suggesting he’s always stick with digital film, Cafe Society marks Woody’s first film shot on digital. Take a look at the trailer below. [Read more…]