Kinds of Kindness: release date, cast and everything we know

Kinds of Kindness: release date, cast and everything we know

Following the critical, box office, and award success of Poor Things, Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos are swiftly gearing up for their next collaboration, Kinds of Kindness. Given their previous successes, Kinds of Kindness is already topping many lists of the most anticipated new movies of 2024. In addition to Poor Things, which garnered four awards at the 2024 Oscars, including Best Actress for Stone, the duo previously collaborated on The Favourite, another critically acclaimed and award-winning film. Their unique synergy consistently produces exceptional work, making their third film together an incredibly exciting prospect. In this article, we discuss Kinds of Kindness: release date, cast, and more.

Kinds of Kindness: release date

Kinds of Kindness: release date
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Kinds of Kindness has been given a June 21 release by Searchlight Pictures. It is unclear at this time if this is just for the US or if it is a global release date.

Kinds of Kindness will premiere at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival in May before hitting theaters on June 21. This comes just over seven months after the release of Poor Things. The quick turnaround is a delightful surprise, offering another film from the acclaimed duo of Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos. June 21 is shaping up to be a busy movie weekend, with The Bikeriders, It Ends With Us, Firebrand, and Thelma also set for release.

Kinds of Kindness: Cast

Kinds of Kindness: Cast
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Emma Stone leads the ensemble of Kinds of Kindness, marking her third collaboration with director Yorgos Lanthimos. Stone, a two-time Oscar winner, is renowned for her roles in La La Land, Cruella, Birdman, Easy A, and the TV series The Curse. Currently, no details are available about her character in the film.

The rest of the cast remains a mystery as well, but it’s a stellar lineup. Joining Stone are Poor Things alums Willem Dafoe and Margaret Qualley, along with Jesse Plemons (Killers of the Flower Moon), Hong Chau (The Whale), Joe Alwyn (Catherine Called Birdy), Mamoudou Athie (Elemental), and Hunter Schafer (Euphoria).

Kinds of Kindness: Plot

Kinds of Kindness: Plot
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The movie is an anthology story, with the original script written by Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou. Here is the official synopsis for Kinds of Kindness:

“Kinds of Kindness is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a policeman who is alarmed that his wife who was missing-at-sea has returned and seems a different person; and a woman determined to find a specific someone with a special ability, who is destined to become a prodigious spiritual leader.”

Kinds of Kindness: trailer

Also watch the short video celebrating Kinds of Kindness’ selection into the 2024 Cannes Film Festival:

The first clip from the movie has also been shared, featuring Willem DaFoe and Jesse Plemons. Watch it below:

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