Connect with us


Hillbilly Elegy: Release Date, Trailer and More!





Hillbilly Elegy is an upcoming American drama film based on a memoir of the same name by author and venture capitalist J. D. Vance. Ron Howard is directing the movie while Vanessa Taylor wrote the screenplay. The movie questions what really is the American Dream and what it means to live one and get towards it. This is done by looking at three generations of a family that lives in the Appalachians. What is the movie all about? Is it worth watching? When does it come out? Well, keep on reading to find out!

Hillbilly Elegy: Plot and Cast

The movie is based on the memoir titled Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. The author J. D. Vance writes about growing up in Middletown, Ohio while being raised in a family from Kentucky with Appalachian values. These values mostly consist of love for the country and loyalty to each other, in spite of abuse and violence.

He talks about his grandfather and his mother’s history of drug abuse, as well as the latter’s failed relationships. Even though his family history is so convoluted, his ‘tough-loving’ grandmother pushed him to attend college in Ohio, and eventually Yale Law School. Prior to that, his family all lived in near poverty, with low paying and physical jobs.

Vance questions the reasons for this misfortunes, and whether the people themselves are responsible for their poverty. He questions whether the hillbilly culture is the reason for the social stagnation faced by his culture. These questions also highlight reasons for why the Appalachians have been shifting from a Democratic to a Republican majority.

The cast includes Glenn Close, Amy Adams, Gabriel Basso, Haley Bennett, Freida Pinto, Bo Hopkins, and Owen Asztalos.

Hillbilly Elegy: Release Date and Trailer

The film is scheduled to be released sometime in November 2020 on Netflix. Watch Ron Howard speak about the movie below:

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Movies8 hours ago

The French Dispatch: Release Date, Trailer, and More!

Ready to hear about, perhaps, the most awaited film of this year? The French Dispatch is an upcoming anthology comedy-drama film by Isle...

News8 hours ago

American Horror Stories – Everything you need to know about the AHS Spinoff!

American Horror Stories is an upcoming anthology television series. The series will be a spinoff of the famous anthology series, American Horror...

News8 hours ago

The Old Man Season 1 – Cast details and more updates!

The Old Man is an upcoming thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by author Thomas...

News8 hours ago

A Teacher Miniseries – Release Date, Cast, Trailer, and more details!

A Teacher is an upcoming television drama miniseries produced by FX, for its sister streaming service, FX on Hulu. Hannah Fidell has written and directed...

Movies8 hours ago

Lumberjanes Season 1: Release Date, Upcoming Season, and More!

Lumberjanes is an upcoming TV show by HBO Max. It is based on a popular comic book series that has...

Movies8 hours ago

Next Goal Wins: Release Date, Trailer, and More!

Okay, out with it: which was the Michael Fassbender film that finally convinced you of his amazing acting skills (and...

News10 hours ago

Snowfall Season 4 – Cast, Release Date, and more details!

Snowfall is a crime-drama television series on FX, created by John Singleton, Eric Amadio, and Dave Andron. The series was...

News10 hours ago

American Crime Story Season 3: Cast details and more updates!

American Crime Story is a true-crime anthology television series on cable network FX. The first season of American Crime Story, subtitled The...

News10 hours ago

Dave Season 2: Interesting updates about the most watched comedy on FXX!

Dave is a comedy television series on FXX. The series is co-created by rapper/comedian Lil Dicky, and Jeff Schaffer. They both...

News21 hours ago

‘Raising Dion’ Season 2: Release Date, Cast and Updates!

Is ‘Raising Dion’ coming back with its Season 2? If yes, then when? Let us find about ‘Raising Dion’ Season...