'The Beach Bum': Release date, cast, plot and everything you need to know about the hilarious misadventures of Moondog
With just around three weeks left for the movie to premiere, here is everything you need to know about 'The Beach Bum'
After waiting six years for his return to filmmaking, the long wait is finally over as Harmony Korine is back with his new film, 'The Beach Bum.' Recently, a trailer was released for the forthcoming movie. This film is the directors' first movie since 'Spring Breakers' in 2012. With just about three weeks left for the movie to premiere, while we clear our schedules so we can go watch it, here is everything you need to know about the movie.
When can we expect it?
The movie will first have a world premiere at South by Southwest on March 9. Following that, the movie is scheduled to be released March 29 by Neon.
What does the trailer showcase?
According to the promising trailer, the movie follows the character Moondog, a poet who is rebellious and does not listen to anyone but himself, living in Miami. In the trailer, we witness Moondog on a town stage waiting to accept some award. “Before I accept whatever award it is, they’re giving me today, I want to start off with a little poetic foreplay,” he says. “One day I will swallow the world, and when I do, I hope you all perish violently.”
Apart from showcasing clips of Moondog doing cocaine and marijuana it also shows him playing golf with Jonah Hill, and kissing Isla Fisher. He is also seen wandering the streets late at night with Zac Efron. The trailer also refers to a parrot that is addicted to cocaine and a pilot who is blind and smokes a massive joint.
Who is the lead character?
The movie revolves around Moondog who is portrayed by Matthew McConaughey. We will see a drug-induced McConaughey in the movie. When it comes to his appearance, Moondog has long hair, is troublesome and has hilarious adventures.
Who are the other principal cast members?
The movie also has a set of Korine's favorites and well-known stars. The cast include Isla Fisher as Minnie, Moondog's wife, Snoop Dogg as Lingerie, Zac Efron as Flicker, Jimmy Buffett as himself, Bertie Higgins as himself, Jonah Hill as Lewis, Stefania LaVie Owen as Heather, Martin Lawrence as Captain Wack, Ricky Diaz as Jonathan, the Best Man and Leah Van Dale as Samantha.
Who has Korine teamed with?
For 'The Beach Bum,' Korine teamed up with his previous movie, Spring Breakers', cinematographer, Benoît Debie. The duo have put together some hilarious misadventures that include a lot of drugs, if that wasn't clear already.