'Stillwater': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything else about Matt Damon's new movie
In 'Stillwater', Matt Damon plays the role of Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma
Here is a piece of news that we have been looking forward to. Matt Damon is set to star in a movie (that has some pretty intriguing synopsis) titled 'Stillwater'. The movie is "a wonderful script, centered on universal themes of connection and the search for truth", as said by Participant Media CEO David Linde in a statement. 'Stillwater' follows an oil rig worker attempting to free his daughter from a French prison.
With the movie set to go into production this month, here is everything you need to know about the film.
There is no release date announced as of yet, but the movie is set to go into production
In 'Stillwater', Matt Damon plays the role of Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma. He travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter (played by Abigail Breslin).
"In the process, he develops a friendship with a local woman and her young daughter and embarks on a personal journey of discovery and a larger sense of belonging in the world," according to reports.
Damon plays the role of Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma. The actor is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time and has received several accolades including an Academy Award from five nominations, two Golden Globe Awards from eight nominations, and has been nominated for three British Academy Film Awards and seven Emmy Awards.
Breslin is set to play Matt Damon's estranged daughter in 'Stillwater', who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. The actress is known for her work in 'Raising Helen', 'Little Miss Sunshine' - a role for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Apart from that, you may have seen her in 'My Sister's Keeper', and 'August: Osage County'. She has also starred in the horror-comedy 'Scream Queens' on Fox, which is her first regular role in a television series.
Written and directed by Tom McCarthy
McCarthy will be writing and directing the latest Matt Damon project. He has received critical acclaim for his writing and directing skills for the independent films 'The Station Agent', 'The Visitor', and 'Win Win' among others. 'Spotlight' won the Academy Award for Best Picture - a victory that won McCarthy the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and Academy Award for Best Director. He is also the writer of 'Million Dollar Arm'. He is also the director and executive producer for '13 Reasons Why'.
The movie is co-written by Thomas Bidegain and Noé Debré. Participant Media is set to produce the movie with Anonymous Content, Liza Chasin, Jonathan King, and McCarthy himself. Late producer Steve Golin will also be included in the producing credit. Executive producers are Jeff Skoll and Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda.
There is no trailer released as of yet since the movie is still to go into production.
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