Beau faces a terrifying test in his quest to be free from anxiety
Set in an alternative present and spanning four generations, Beau is Afraid tells the story of an anxious but amiable man on an epic journey. Riddled with paranoia and anxiety, Beau is desperately trying to hurry home to see his mother. Beset with the physical manifestation of his greatest fears, Beau’s travel becomes his greatest test.
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A24 and Ari Aster combine for another off-beat horror
Beau is Afraid is a surreal horror comedy movie. It is written, produced, and directed by American filmmaker Ari Aster. Aster is known for directing the critically-acclaimed horror movies Hereditary and Midsommar. Beau is Afraid marks his third directorial effort. The score for the film is produced by British composer Bobby Krlic who worked with Aster on Midsommar. Cinematographer Pawel Pogorzleski is another frequent collaborator who reunites with Aster for this movie. Academy award-winning Fiona Crombie is the production designer. Beau is Afraid is produced and distributed by A24.
The cast of Beau is Afraid is led by decorated actor Joaquin Phoenix. Phoenix has made a career of taking unusual and challenging roles and here plays the titular Beau who suffers from extreme anxiety. He is joined by actress and singer Patti LuPone playing Beau’s mother. She is known for a decades-long career in musical theater. Multi-award-winning Nathan Lane features in the movie as Roger. Amy Ryan, Kylie Rogers, Parker Posey, and Denis Menochet round out the cast. Beau is Afraid was released in cinemas on April 21st, 2023.
February 18, 2021
A24 signed on to produce and distribute the next film from director Ari Aster. It is tentatively titled Disappointment Blvd. and is confirmed to feature Joaquin Phoenix. The film is based on a short film produced by Aster in 2011. (Source: Deadline)
June 21, 2021
The wider cast for the film was announced with Nathan Lane, Patti LuPone, Amy Ryan, and Kylie Rogers joining the cast. (Source: Deadline)
December 13, 2022
The first poster for the movie is released with the new title ‘Beau is Afraid’. (Source: Collider)
January 1, 2023
The first trailer for the movie is released online teasing a surreal nightmare comedy. (Source: Collider)
March 29, 2023
A new featurette is released showing director Ari Aster attempting to explain the movie. He settles on describing it 'the Jewish Lord of the Rings.' (Source: ScreenRant)
April 4, 2023
A new trailer for the movie is released teasing a surreal nightmarish adventure. (Source: Collider)
April 21, 2023
Beau is Afraid was released in cinemas. (Source: Variety)