Magazine Dreams Movie (2023):
Magazine Dreams is an American drama film written and directed by Elijah Bynum. The film stars Jonathan Majors, Haley Bennett, Taylour Paige, Mike O’Hearn, Harrison Page, Harriet Sansom Harris, and Bradley Stryker. The plot follows a Black amateur bodybuilder who struggles to find a human connection in this exploration of celebrity and violence.
The film had its world premiere at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2023. It received positive reviews from critics. Magazine Dreams is expected to be theatrically released in the United States in 2023 by Searchlight Pictures.
Magazine Dreams Movie Information:
|Movie Name||Magazine Dreams|
|Release Date||January 20, 2023 (Sundance)|
|Running Time||2hr 4min|
Harriet Sansom Harris
|Directed by||Elijah Bynum|
|Written by||Elijah Bynum|
|Produced by||Jennifer Fox|
|Cinematography by||Adam Arkapaw|
|Edited by||Jon Otazua|
|Music by||Jason Hill|
|Production Companies||Los Angeles Media Fund|
Tall Street Productions
|Distributed by||Searchlight Pictures|
|Box Office Collection||TBA|
Magazine Dreams Movie Trailer:
Magazine Dreams Movie Storyline:
Magazine Dreams follows aspiring bodybuilder Killian Maddox (Majors), who struggles to find human connection in this exploration of celebrity and violence. Nothing deters him from his fiercely protected dream of superstardom, not even the doctors who warn him of the permanent damage he causes to himself with his quest.
Magazine Dreams Movie Cast and Characters:
- Jonathan Majors as Killian Maddox
- Haley Bennett as Jessie, a grocery store worker, and Maddox’s love-interest
- Taylour Paige as Pink Coat, a prostitute
- Mike O’Hearn as Brad Vanderhorn, a professional bodybuilder and Killian’s idol
- Harrison Page as William Lattimore, Killian’s grandfather
- Harriet Sansom Harris as Killian’s counselor
- Bradley Stryker as Ken Donaghue, a roofing and plumbing worker who assaults Killian
- Dan Donahue as Dr. Prescott, Killian’s doctor
- Craig Cackowski as a bodybuilding contest judge who placed Killian poorly
Interesting Facts About Magazine Dreams Movie:
- The film was filmed in 24 days.
- In October 2021, Jonathan Majors joined the cast of the film.
- In preparation for the role, Majors ate 6,100 calories a day for four months and would body-build for six hours every day to obtain and maintain the extreme muscular physique of his role.