The former 'Batman' star plays a washed-up superhero who is trying to beat his ego and reconnect with his family.
A longer sneak peek at "Birdman" is unleashed in the form of a new trailer. Michael Keaton plays a washed-up actor who is dealing with his fading career and his estranged family. He seems to lose control of himself, destroying his little room and even jumping off the building.
Emma Stone plays his daughter. At one point, she yells in her father's face trying to shake some sense into him, "You're doing this because you're scared to death like the rest of us that you don't matter. And you know what, you're right! You don't!"
It's a black comedy that tells the story of an actor 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.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu serves behind the lens. Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Amy Ryan and Naomi Watts join the cast. The film will make its way out across the country starting October 17.