Woody Harrelson will reteam with “Triangle of Disappointment” director Ruben Östlund for his subsequent movie “The Entertainment System is Down.”
The Oscar-nominee broke the information in the course of the press convention for “Triangle of Disappointment” at Cannes on Monday, the morning after the film world premiered in competitors. “Ruben is a maestro so my curiosity was to work with Ruben (…). I’m going to be in his subsequent movie
whether or not he desires it or not,” stated Harrelson. He added that the script was “phenomenal.” Östlund has been creating the challenge for the final couple years, gathering anecdotes from individuals world wide, however the precise script is nonetheless in early stage, he advised Selection final week.
In “Triangle of Disappointment,” Harrelson performs a rabid Marxist who is the captain of a cruise for the super-rich. The yacht sinks, leaving survivors, together with a trend mannequin celeb couple, marooned on an island. As Östlund described it in the course of the presser, the off-field comedy is finally about “the top of civilization.” Ostlund stated Harrelson may have an identical function in his subsequent film. “(Woody) is going to play a captain on an airplane,” revealed the helmer.
Harrelson stated working with Östlund had been a “revitalizing expertise, one of many biggest experiences of my life.”
Harrelson stated he additionally beloved his character who carries the “message of the movie” however he’s not in alter ego. “My character is a Marxist. However I’m not a Marxist, I’m an Anarchist. So in that sense we’re totally different.”
“The Entertainment System is Down” will as soon as once more be a comedy with a sociological edge. The characteristic challenge is set on board a long-haul flight and impressed by Aldous Huxley’s dystopian novel “Courageous New World.”
“In a world managed by superior leisure methods, you could have individuals caught on an extended flight with no screens to take a look at. I’m curious to see if individuals will begin speaking to one another or what’s going to occur,” Östlund beforehand advised Selection.
Östlund added that the film can be like an experimental lab taking a look at human conduct from totally different per so-called “air rages” amongst passengers which he stated are “extra frequent when financial system passengers board by way of enterprise class.”
“Triangle of Disappointment” is probably the greatest reviewed movies of this 12 months’s competitors. It’s being bought by The Coproduction Workplace. 30West and WME are repping U.S. rights.