Despite delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, filming of the remake of ‘Alley of Lost Souls’ (Nightmare Alley), Guillermo del Toro’s new feature film, has already been completed.
Searchlight Pictures shared the news on Twitter, revealing a prediction for the film’s release: December 2021.
. @ RealGDT has wrapped production on @Nightmare_Alley
Available in December 2021 pic.twitter.com/WrVh0NnUG8
– Searchlight Pictures (@searchlightpics) December 14, 2020
In addition to producing, Del Toro is also co-writing the screenplay alongside Kim Morgan.
A young circus gifted at manipulating people with few well-chosen words ends up meddling with a much more dangerous psychiatrist than he imagined.
The cast includes Bradley Cooper, Toni Collette, Cate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe, David Strathairn, Rooney Mara and Holt McCallany,
Like the original, the new feature will also be based on the book written by William Lindsay Gresham.
The first adaptation was released in 1947 and directed by Edmund Goulding. The classic noir tells the story of an ambitious young man who begins to have a relationship with a psychiatrist who is even more corrupt than him. The two do well in destroying people’s lives, but they soon begin to manipulate them.
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