'Marriage Story': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything else about the Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver comedy-drama
The film is a comedy-drama and will take audiences through a relationship that is at an interesting stage. Even as Nicole and Charlie's marriage breaks up, the two will be a part of a family with their son and how they transition into being this family will be seen
'Marriage Story' is a Netflix film starring Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver in lead roles. The film will be produced by David Heyman under his Heyday Films along with Netflix, who will also distribute the film. The film was announced in November 2017 when the lead cast of the film was announced.
'Marriage Story' will premiere on Netflix on December 6.
The plot of the film follows a stage director, Charlie, played Driver and his wife, Nicole, who is an actor, played by Scarlett Johansson. The film will portray how the once-upon-a-time happy couple goes through a rough phase resulting in a divorce which affects them mentally and the same reflects in their creative careers.
The film is a comedy-drama and will take audiences through a relationship that is at an interesting stage. Even as Nicole and Charlie's marriage breaks up, the two will be a part of a family with their son and how they transition into being this family will be seen. According to Netflix's official synopsis, the film is “an incisive and compassionate portrait of a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.”
Adam Driver as Charlie
Actor Adam Driver most popular for his role as Adam Sackler in the HBO show 'Girls' will be seen portraying the role of Charlie, a stage director in the film.
Scarlett Johansson as Nicole
Actor Scarlett Johansson, last seen in 'Avengers: Endgame' in which she played the role of Natasha Romanov, will play the role of Nicole, an actor, in the film. She is in a complicated relationship with her husband and their relationship is headed for a divorce.
Ray Liotta as Charlie's lawyer
Actor Ray Liotta will play the role of Charlie's lawyer in the film as Charlie and Nichole move for divorce.
Laura Dern will play Nora Fanshaw, Azhy Robertson will be seen as Henry, Merritt Wever as Cassie, Mark O'Brien as Carter, Matthew Shear as Terry, Brooke Bloom as Mary Ann, Kyle Bornheimer as Ted, Mickey Sumner as Beth, Julie Hagerty as Sandra and McKinley Belcher III as Theater Actor Wallace Shawn.
The film is written and directed by Academy Award nominee Noah Baumbach who speaking about his film told Indiewire, "Because I’ve gone through a divorce and also been through it as a child, there are things from my experience that of course, I could draw from. But it also gave me a real opportunity to talk to friends of mine. I mean, so many people have gone through this experience, and it’s not spoken about a lot."
The happy notes on which the trailer for ‘Marriage Story’ begins gives little indication of the emotionally devastating ride it is. It starts with Driver and Johansson listing the various things they like about each other — “She is a mother who plays; who really plays”, “What I love about Charlie: he loves being a dad. He loves all the things you’re supposed to hate, like waking up at night”, “She knows when to push me and when to leave me alone”, “He never lets other people keep him from what he wants to do” and more. Before you know it, however, the shot shifts to a courtroom: their divorce trial.The trailer follows the one-happy couple as they try and navigate their way through what is clearly a heart-breaking divorce. And a divorce never just affects the couple involved. Johansson can be seen trying to handle friends and family, and a mother who is very attached to her son-in-law. Driver is trying to handle work and the idea of never really being able to be a parent to his child hereon after.
One of the scenes that particularly tugs at your heartstrings is when Driver and Johansson suddenly realize they are pulling their son in different directions, quite literally. “It’s not as simple as not being in love anymore,” says Johansson near the end of the trailer. And that is what the story is: a complicated ending, but an ending nonetheless.
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