‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’ – Official US Trailer

Paul McGuigan’s Soaring Romance

Sony Pictures Classics has unveiled the new official trailer for Paul McGuigan’s soaring romance Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool.

Annette Bening returns to awards season with the role of a faded Hollywood legend Gloria Grahame who appeared in films alongside Humphrey Bogart, Robert Mitchum, and Kirk Douglas.

Jamie Bell plays a much younger British actor Peter Turner who had written a memoir about the romance between him and the eccentric Oscar-winning actress. The supporting cast includes Julie Walters and Vanessa Redgrave.

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool opens on December 29. You can watch the first US trailer below.

Paul McGuigan’s Soaring Romance

Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control. Gloria Grahame was a Hollywood leading lady at the heart of several hit films from the Golden Age of Hollywood, including The Big Heat, It’s a Wonderful Life, In a Lonely Place, and Oklahoma! She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Bad and the Beautiful.