20 June 2024
Willem Dafoe in Poor Things out 8th September

Willem Dafoe in POOR THINGS. Photo by Yorgos Lanthimos. Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2023 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved.

First Look At Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things Starring Emma Stone

It’s nearly four years since we’ve had a Yorgos Lanthimos film (Nimic). Late Summer that wait will be over with Poor Things starring Emma Stone . Searchlight Pictures have released the first look images of a unrecognisable Stone and Willem Dafoe looking a bit like Abe Lincoln.

This film is based on Alistair Gray‘s 1992 novel of the same name.  An historical sci-fi drama in which Bella Baxter (Stone) a young woman brought back to life thanks to the brilliant scientist Dr.Godwin Baxter (Dafoe).  Baxter protects Bella who is eager to learn the world she is now back in, running away with lawyer Duncan Wedderburn.

Check out the images below…

Ramy Youssef and Emma Stone in POOR THINGS. Photo by Yorgos Lanthimos. Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2023 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved.
Emma Stone cruise ship in Poor Things out 8th SEPTEMBER IN THE uk
Emma Stone in POOR THINGS. Photo by Yorgos Lanthimos. Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2023 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved.
Willem Dafoe in POOR THINGS. Photo by Yorgos Lanthimos. Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2023 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved.

The incredible tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter (Stone), a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter (Dafoe). Under Baxter’s protection, Bella is eager to learn. Hungry for the worldliness she is lacking, Bella runs off with Duncan Wedderburn (Mark Ruffalo), a slick and debauched lawyer, on a whirlwind adventure across the continents. free from the prejudices of her times, Bella grows steadfast in her purpose to stand for equality and liberation.

The film also stars Mark Ruffalo, Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael and Christopher Abbot.

Poor Things will be released in the UK, Irish and U.S Cinemas from 8th September.


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