Keaton is currently filming Alejandro González Iñárritu’s black comedy BIRDMAN in New York City.
Iñárritu co-wrote the script with Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, and Armando Bo. Keaton stars alongside Lindsay Duncan, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, and Naomi Watts. The film will be a New Regency production with Iñárritu and John Lesher serving as producers with Fox Searchlight.
“It is thrilling to have such a talented cast to bring this script to life,” says Iñárritu.
BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.