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Will Smith, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren AND Kate Winslet? We're sold

Will Smith, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren AND Kate Winslet? We're sold

So we’re well aware of the dangers of over-hyping a film (read: Suicide Squad), but this one really does look like it it’s worth getting excited about.

Out later this year, Collateral Beauty has one of the most star-studded line-ups we’ve seen in a while. Featuring Will Smith, Keira Knightley, Edward Norton, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris and Kate Winslet, and with award-winning producer Michael Sugar at the helm, it’s no surprise that’s it’s already being tipped for an Oscar nomination next year.

Will Smith plays lead character – an ad exec who, after experiencing tragedy, falls into a grief-stricken depression and begins to question what he explains as ‘the three pillars of humanity’ which connect everyone on Earth: love, time and death. Unsure what to do, he decides to write to each of these abstract concepts.

Here’s the twist – they all write back. Cue meetings Helen Mirren as Death and Keira Knightley as Love in what is bound to be a serious tear-jerker. Sure, it might be shamelessly pitching for an Oscar, but with such a great cast behind it, it’s definitely worth a watch.

Opening in UK on 26th December, we reckon this might be Christmas film we watch instead of the classic annual rerun of It’s a Wonderful Life this year. But hey, we’re not making any promises…

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