Vice (2018 film)

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Vice
Vice (2018 film poster).png
Teaser poster
Directed byAdam McKay
Produced by
Written byAdam McKay
Starring
Music byNicholas Britell
CinematographyGreig Fraser
Edited byHank Corwin
Production
company
Distributed byAnnapurna Pictures
Release date
  • December 25, 2018 (2018-12-25) (United States)
Running time
132 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$60 million[1][2]

Vice is an upcoming American biographical comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam McKay. The film stars Christian Bale as Dick Cheney,[3] with Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Alison Pill and Jesse Plemons in supporting roles. The plot follows Cheney in his desire to become known as the most powerful Vice President in America's history.[4][5] It is the second theatrical film to depict the George W. Bush administration, following Oliver Stone's W. The film was announced in November 2016, with McKay set to write and direct. Bale signed on to play Cheney in April 2017, and much of the cast joined throughout the rest of the year. Principal photography began in September 2017. Vice is scheduled to be released in the United States on December 25, 2018, by Annapurna Pictures.[6] At the 76th Golden Globe Awards, the film received a leading six nominations, including for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Best Director.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

On November 22, 2016, it was announced that Paramount Pictures had come on board to handle the rights to a drama about Dick Cheney, who moved from Halliburton chief executive to become reputedly the most powerful Vice President in American history, and the screenplay was to be written by Adam McKay, who would also direct.[9] The film would be produced by Plan B producers Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner with McKay and his Gary Sanchez partners, Will Ferrell and Kevin Messick.[9] Bale signed on to play Cheney in April 2017, and gained 40 pounds for the role.[10][11] On August 22, Bill Pullman was cast as Nelson Rockefeller, and a title of Backseat was announced.[12] On August 31, Sam Rockwell was cast as George W. Bush[13] while Stefania LaVie Owen was also cast in an undisclosed role.[14] In September 2017, Adam Bartley joined the cast.[15]

Principal production commenced in late September 2017.[16] Tyler Perry and Lily Rabe joined the film in October as Colin Powell and Liz Cheney, respectively.[17][18]

Release[edit]

The film is scheduled to be released on December 25, 2018.[19][6] It was previously scheduled to be released on December 14, 2018.[20]

The official trailer was released on October 3, 2018.[6]

Awards[edit]

Award Category Nominee(s) Result Ref(s)
Chicago Film Critics Association Best Actor Christian Bale Pending [21]
Best Original Screenplay Adam McKay Pending
Critics' Choice Movie Awards Best Picture Vice Pending [22]
Best Actor Christian Bale Pending
Best Supporting Actress Amy Adams Pending
Best Acting Ensemble The Cast of Vice Pending
Best Director Adam McKay Pending
Best Actor in a Comedy Christian Bale Pending
Best Original Screenplay Adam McKay Pending
Best Editing Hank Corwin Pending
Best Hair and Makeup Vice Pending
Detroit Film Critics Society Best Ensemble The cast of Vice Won [23]
Best Screenplay Adam McKay Won
Best Director Adam McKay Won
Best Actor Christian Bale Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Amy Adams Nominated
Golden Globe Awards Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Vice Pending [24]
Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Christian Bale Pending
Supporting Actress Amy Adams Pending
Supporting Actor Sam Rockwell Pending
Best Director Adam McKay Pending
Best Screenplay Adam McKay Pending
Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Best Actor Christian Bale Nominated [25]
Best Supporting Actress Amy Adams Nominated
Best Original Screenplay Adam McKay Won
New York Film Critics Online Awards Top 10 Films Vice Won [26]
Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Best Actor Christian Bale Won [27]
Best Director Adam McKay Nominated
Best Screenplay Adam McKay Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Society Best Ensemble Cast The Cast of Vice Pending [28]
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Best Picture Vice Pending [29]
Best Director Adam McKay Pending
Best Actor Christian Bale Pending
Best Supporting Actress Amy Adams Pending
Best Supporting Actor Steve Carell Pending
Best Adapted Screenplay Adam McKay Pending
Best Editing Hank Corwin Pending
Best Scene Ending of Vice Pending
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award The Joe Barber Award for Best Portrayal of Washington, D.C Vice Won [30]
Best Acting Ensemble The cast of Vice Nominated
Best Actor Christian Bale Nominated

References[edit]

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