Movies - The Lost City : The biggest opening ever in France for a comedy with Sandra Bullock

By Phillip, 27 april 2022

The Lost City is a 2022 American romantic adventure comedy film directed by Aaron Nee and Adam Nee, who co-wrote the screenplay with Oren Uziel and Dana Fox, from a story conceived by Seth Gordon. The film stars Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum with Daniel Radcliffe, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Brad Pitt and Dwayne Johnson in supporting roles.

Two Weeks Notice The Proposal, The Heat)Miss Congeniality... so many cult comedies that have contributed to make Sandra Bullock a popular and iconic actress.  The Secret of the Lost City is no exception to the rule, since in just one week, it accumulated more than 310,000 admissions, the best start in France for a comedy with the actress! The Secret of the Lost City is already a success around the world, the film in which the Oscar-winning actress plays for The Blind Side has already accumul, ated more than 120 million dollars in revenue.

In October 2020, it was announced that Sandra Bullock would star in the film The Lost City of D, with Aaron and Adam Nee directing from a screenplay by Seth Gordon and Dana Fox, with Bullock serving as a producer under her Fortis Films banner, and Paramount Pictures to distribute. In December 2020, Channing Tatum joined the cast of the film.In March 2021, Patti Harrison, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, and Daniel Radcliffe joined the cast of the film In April 2021, Brad Pitt and Oscar Nunez joined the cast of the film, with Pitt appearing in a cameo role.

Principal photography began in May 2021 and took place in the Dominican Republic, including Samaná, Santo Domingo, Casa de Campo, Monte Plata Province and Pinewood Dominican Republic Studios.Filming wrapped on August 16, 2021.

For its first weekend of release in the United States, The Secret of the Lost City has accumulated 31 million dollars at the American box office.  This film directed by Adam and Aaron Nee dethroned the reigning champion The Batman, which had occupied the top spot at the American box office for three weeks. This comedy adventure that will make you feel good, signs the great return to the cinema of Sandra Bullock and Daniel Radcliffe.  The chemistry between Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum, as highlighted by the critics, has won over its audience.

The Lost City had its world premiere at South by Southwest this evening night, and will be theatrically released in the United States on March 25, 2022, by Paramount Pictures (France, April 20, 2022).

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Synopsis : 
Loretta Sage, a brilliant but reclusive novelist, is known for her books mixing romance and adventure in exotic settings. Alan, a model, has spent most of his career as Dash, the plastic hero featured on the covers of Loretta's books. While promoting her new novel with Alan, Loretta is kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire who believes she can help him find the treasure of a lost city mentioned in his latest book. Determined to prove that he can live up to the hero he is in the books, Alan sets out to rescue the novelist. Thrust into a great adventure in the heart of a hostile jungle, this unlikely duo will have to team up to survive and try to get their hands on the ancient treasure before it disappears forever.

The Lost City
Directed by Aaron Nee, Adam Nee
Screenplay by Oren Uziel, Dana Fox, Adam Nee, Aaron Nee
Story by Seth Gordon
Produced by Sandra Bullock, Liza Chasin, Seth Gordon
Starring  Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Brad Pitt, Dwayne Johnson
Cinematography : Jonathan Sela
Edited by Craig Alpert
Music by Pinar Toprak
Production companies : Fortis Films, 3dot Productions, Exhibit A
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates : March 12, 2022 (SXSW), March 25, 2022 (United States), April 20, 2022 (France)
Running time : 120 minutes

Photos : Paramount Pictures