R | | Comedy, Drama
A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in his very own Broadway play.
The movie is about a washed-up comic book movie actor, and its main stars have been in comic book movies themselves. Michael Keaton played Bruce Wayne in Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992), Edward Norton played Bruce Banner in The Incredible Hulk (2008), Emma Stone played Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), and Naomi Watts played Jet Girl in Tank Girl (1995).
How did we end up here? This place is horrible. Smells like balls. We don't belong here.
In the very beginning of the movie, Riggan is called on to the stage for rehearsal where he "does" his job and returns to his room and the audience see the TV switched on mysteriously which wasn't the case before.
$2,471,471 (USA) (10 January 2015)