In an exciting addition to the 2023 New York Film Festival lineup, David Fincher’s highly anticipated noir thriller, The Killer, will be featured in the festival’s spotlight selection. The movie stars Michael Fassbender as a troubled assassin and will premiere on October 14 at the Paris Theater, followed by another screening at the Walter Reade Theater on October 15. The Killer initially competed in Venice and is set to make its streaming debut on Netflix on November 10.
Directed by David Fincher and penned by Andrew Kevin Walker (known for Seven), the movie is a gripping adaptation of the graphic novel series of the same name by writer Alexis Nolent (Matz) and illustrator Luc Jacamon, originally published in French by Editions Casterman. Ceán Chaffin serves as a producer on the project.
The New York Film Festival’s Spotlight section, presented by the movie at Lincoln Center, will not only feature The Killer but also include a gala screening of Bradley Cooper’s Maestro, as well as the world premieres of Nathan Fielder and Benny Safdie’s Showtime series The Curse, starring Emma Stone, and Garth Davis’ Foe, starring Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal.
Additional spotlight selections encompass the U.S. premieres of Hayao Miyazaki’s first movie in a decade, The Boy and the Heron, and Richard Linklater’s Hit Man, co-written by and starring Glen Powell as a philosophy professor with a double life as an undercover hitman for the New Orleans Police Department.
The festival, commencing on September 29 and concluding on October 15, will open in May December and close with Ferrari, with a special screening of Priscilla as its centrepiece. Among other highlights, the festival will showcase the North American premiere of Sean Price Williams’ feature debut, The Sweet East, featuring Talia Ryder, Simon Rex, Ayo Edebiri, and Jeremy O. Harris. Additionally, a late-night screening of Harmony Korine’s Aggro Drift, shot entirely in infrared, promises an intriguing cinematic experience.
movie enthusiasts can look forward to a diverse and compelling selection of movies during the 61st New York Film Festival, celebrating the art of cinema from September 29 to October 15. Source