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THE LADY IN THE LIGHT

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The Lady in the Light is an American musical drama film directed by Damien Chazelle and written and produced by Drew Gars. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Johnson, Kate Mara, Chris Evans, Kate McKinnonMegan Fox and William H. Macy. It is the fifth film in Gars' I'm Not Ashamed Universe series.

Plot

Flint Barlow (Eisenberg) has been known drag singer as Lander Jackson for the LGBT nightclub the Fabulous Rose for 6 years. One day, he finally meets a girl (Mara) that he really likes and wants to start a very serious relationship. But one night after performing, he goes out for a smoke where he meets a guy (Evans) who finds his drag queen persona very attractive and asks him out. He agrees and he can't get his way out of it. So he seeks advice from his fellow drag performer Danielle Moone (Johnson).

Cast

  • Jesse Eisenberg as Flint Barlow/Lavender Jackson, a man spend his life as drag queen for 6 years.
  • Dakota Johnson as Danielle Moone/Danny Dynasty, a bisexual woman who's a drag king, become friend with Flint and had feelings for him.
  • Kate Mara as Ellie TBA, Flint's girlfriend who unaware of Flint as a drag queen.
  • Chris Evans as Trevor Nolan, a man who becomes attracted by Flint's drag queen persona.
  • Kate McKinnon as Megan TBA/Alex TBA, a fellow drag king performer at the Fabulous Rose and Danielle's best friend.
  • Megan Fox as Gretchen, Danielle's ex-girlfriend who attempt to win her back.
  • William H. Macy as Drake Greene, the owner of the Fabulous Rose nightclub.
  • Alex Newell as TBA, a drag queen singer of the Fabulous Rose.
  • Tituss Burgess as TBA, a gay male jazz singer at the Fabulous Rose.
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Trivia

  • 123 minutes long.
  • The film is rated R for thematic material involving sexuality and language throughout.
  • It will distributed and co-produced by Focus Features while being produced by Working Title Films.

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