17 years after the cult and comedic “Shaun of the dead”, Edgar Wright returns to the horror genre with “Last Night in Soho”. While waiting for the release next November, check out the trailer for the film starring Anya Taylor Joy.
Notice to fans of Shaun of the Dead and more broadly of the universe of Edgar Wright (Baby Driver, the Cornetto trilogy), the British filmmaker returns to the horror genre for our greatest pleasure.
As evidenced by the trailer which has just been unveiled, to an air of “Downtown”, Last Night in Soho, it is the title of his new film, promises an aesthetic work, with false airs of “acid trip“, to the “intense colors“, to use the words of its principal actress Anya Taylor-Joy. With magnetic and enigmatic images at the same time! The invitation is launched for a journey in time.
The plot follows a young girl, passionate about fashion, who mysteriously manages to travel to the 1960s where she meets her idol, a dazzling singer in the making. But the London of that time is not what it seems, and time seems to fall apart with obscure consequences …
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In addition to Anya Taylor-Joy, the film is being carried by Matt Smith (Doctor Who), Thomasin McKenzie (Jojo Rabbit) and Diana Rigg (whose last film appearance will be). This sixth feature film directed by Edgar Wright remains shrouded in mystery, especially around a possible Cannes presence (for a midnight screening in 2021?).
This horror thriller is shaping up to be more “serious“in its tone as the horror comedy Shaun of the Dead.
We will have to wait until November 10, 2021 to discover it in French theaters.
One project may hide another for Edgar Wright. He will be back in theaters with the documentary The Sparks Brothers, of which here is the trailer: