Nightmare Alley from William of the Bull, was released theatrically in mid-December in the United States, and in theaters in Mexico at the end of January. The remake of the cult classic by the Mexican filmmaker received four nominations for the 2022 Oscar, including Best Picture, which he lost to CODA.
And although many of us might think that the Oscar ceremony marks the end of the season for contending films, Searchlight Picturescompany behind Nightmare Alleyhas news for us:
See will release a black and white version titled Nightmare Alley: A Vision in Darkness & Lightset to premiere on Hulu for April 25, 2022. Information about its premiere in Mexico has not been specified, however, we do not rule out that it could be released on Disney’s Star +, streamer where it is available Nightmare Alleyand all productions that are premiered or Hulu originals, in the United States.
Regarding this new version, del Toro comments (via Bloody Disgusting):
“Even though we shot Nightmare Alley in color, we lit it as if it were black and white. You can see the exact same level of design, and we wanted to give viewers this special edge as a take on the classic noir genre that the film is a part of.”
the director of photography, Dan Laustsenadd:
“When we designed and shot, we always thought in color and black and white. The classic lighting that I have used is a tribute to all the incredible masters of cinematography that have inspired me.”
ON NIGHTMARE ALLEY
The noir thriller, unlike the original 1947 Fox film, heavily bases its remake on William Lindsay Graham’s novel.
the awesome first class cast it’s conformed Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe y Ron Perlman.
Nightmare Alley focuses its plot on the con artist Stanton (Cooper), who arrives at a fair eager to make his way. After feeling shocked by the “monster” on display there, he meets Zeena (Collette), the fortune-teller on board. And then Molly (Mara), a young woman who is attracted to him. Among them, the protagonist’s ambitions will begin to awaken, until he draws up a project where life will assume his implacable fortune.
The Searchlight Pictures project announced in December 2017, was scripted by del Toro and Kim Morgan. The Mexican also produced it with J. Miles Dale. The remake is financed by del Toro and Dale, along with TSG Entertainment.