A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory. BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael 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.
Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Casting: Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Kenny Chin, Jamahl Garrison-Lowe, Zach Galifianakis, Naomi Watts, Jeremy Shamos, Andrea Riseborough, Katherine O’Sullivan, Damian Young, Keenan Shimizu, Akira Ito, Natalie Gold and others
Producer: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, John Lesher, Arnon Milchan, James W. Skotchdopole
Music: Antonio Sanchez
Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki