"Giorgos Lanthimos' New Film 'Kind of Kindness' Sets High Expectations Following the Success of 'Poor Things'"

News - 3 December 2023
"Portrayed as a unique and unconventional film, Poor Things by Giorgos Lanthimos has garnered significant attention and accolades on the festival circuit. The film not only secured the prestigious Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival but also made headlines for lead actress Emma Stone's daring performances, including scenes where she disrobed. Despite not yet being available for viewing in the Netherlands, the anticipation for Lanthimos' next project, which once again features Stone in a leading role, is already building up.

nnInitially announced under the title AND, the upcoming film has now been titled Kind of Kindness, as reported by IndieWire. Alongside Stone, actors Willem Dafoe, Margaret Qualley, and Joe Alwyn will also be reuniting with Lanthimos for this project. Additionally, Lanthimos will be collaborating with Jesse Plemons and Hunter Schafer for the first time, adding to the excitement surrounding Kind of Kindness.

While the exact plot of the film remains undisclosed at this point, interesting tidbits have surfaced, such as Dafoe allowing Stone to hit him around 20 times on set to help her get into character.nnKnown for his eccentric and offbeat storytelling, Lanthimos is expected to deliver another unconventional and thought-provoking film with Kind of Kindness. Fans can catch a glimpse of his unique style by watching the trailer for Poor Things below, ahead of its release on February 8th.

Stay tuned for more updates and insights into Lanthimos' upcoming project and the intriguing world he is set to create."