Final ‘Rules Don’t Apply’ Trailer Features Warren Beatty as Howard Hughes
Actually, the 15 time Academy Award nominee returns behind and in front of the camera in final Rules Don’t Apply trailer.
Lily Collins and Alden Ehrenreich lead Beatty’s fifth major directorial effort to date that also features Alec Baldwin, Annette Bening, Haley Bennett, Candice Bergen, Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, Steve Coogan, Taissa Farmiga, Ed Harris, Megan Hilty, Oliver Platt and Martin Sheen.
The film tells the story of a young woman (Collins) who comes to Hollywood to seek fortune, and falls for a young man (Ehrenreich), but their mutual employer, director Howard Hughes (Beatty) forbids romantic coupling between his employees.
Rules Don’t Apply will have its world premiere at AFI Fest and open nationwide via 20th Century Fox on November 23rd. Check out the third and final trailer below.
Looks like it could potentially be an awards season dark horse.
It’s Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey (Collins), under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes (Beatty), arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes (Ehrenreich), who is engaged to be married to his 7th grade sweetheart and is a deeply religious Methodist. Their instant attraction not only puts their religious convictions to the test, but also defies Hughes’ #1 rule: no employee is allowed to have any relationship whatsoever with a contract actress. Hughes’ behavior intersects with Marla and Frank in very separate and unexpected ways, and as they are drawn deeper into his bizarre world, their values are challenged and their lives are changed.