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WATCH: First teaser trailer for Birdman starring Michael Keaton

June 13th, 2014 by Irwin Fletcher Comments

Fox Searchlight Pictures has just debuted the first trailer for their new black comedy Birdman.

Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) — famous for portraying an iconic superhero – 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.

Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu (Babel) the cast includes Michael Keaton, Lindsay Duncan, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone and Naomi Watts.

 Birdman flies into theaters on October 17th, 2014.

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