Jean Smart on board Damien Chazelle's Babylon
Babylon is reportedly set in 1920s Hollywood, a period that marked the film industry's shift from the silent era to talkies
Jean Smart, best known for her roles in Legion, Fargo, The Brady Bunch Movie, Sweet Home Alabama, is reportedly the latest addition to the cast of the Damien Chazelle directorial, Babylon. The film stars Margot Robbie, Brad Pitt, Diego Calva, Jovan Adepo, and Li Jun Li in the lead roles.
Babylon is reportedly set in 1920s Hollywood, a period that marked the film industry's shift from the silent era to talkies. Further details related to the film are currently kept under tight wraps.
In addition to Smart, Katherine Waterston, Max Minghella, Flea, Samara Weaving, Rory Scovel, Lukas Haas, Eric Roberts, PJ Byrne, and Damon Gupton were also reported to have recently joined the period drama.
Chazelle, whose last directorial First Man, starring Ryan Gosling released in 2018, has also penned the screenplay for Babylon. The film is scheduled to release on Jan 6, 2023.
Meanwhile, Smart was recently seen in HBO's whodunit series, Mare of Easttown, in which she played the mother of the ritual character, played by Kate Winslet. Her upcoming titles include