Malick's 'Song to Song' left no celebrity stone unturned in his search for the perfect cast.

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2.1.2017

All The Cameos in Terrence Malick's New Film, 'Song to Song'

For a filmmaker who’s reputation is inarguably iconic, Terrence Malick rests his creative kingdom on relatively few projects: a mere six, from the beginning of his career until very recently (2014). With three new ones in post-production, it goes without saying that a lot is riding on these films, and for the upcoming Song to Song, he pulled out all the stops.

Premiering at this year’s SXSW in Austin, Texas (Malick’s home base), Song to Song is a romance set in the town’s music scene, where we meet two entangled couples—Faye (Rooney Mara) and BV (Ryan Gosling), and Cook (Michael Fassbender) and the waitress who falls for him (Natalie Portman). According to the movie’s producers, it’s a “rock ‘n’ roll landscape of seduction and betrayal.” And to anchor the film in celebrity-greatness? An A-list roster of legendary actors, actresses, and musicians. Peep the most notable below, and stay tuned for the flick’s SXSW debut this March. 

Rooney Mara

Mara takes on the role of Faye as one half of struggling songwriter duo, Faye and BV.WikiwandMichael Fassbender 

Fassbender plays one of the films main leads: music mogul Cook, who ultimately seduces his waitress, played by indie darling Natalie Portman.Natalie Portman

Though we know little of Portman’s character thus far, one thing’s for certain: with her passion and poise, she’ll be an integral part of this four-way love entanglement.Iggy Pop

An icon in his own right, Iggy Pop steps into the spotlight yet again for his cameo in Song to Song. He’s not a main character, but rest assured: this punk rock legend will surely make his mark.Ryan Gosling

Gosling brings all his charm and heartache to Malick’s film as BV, a struggling songwriter partnered with Faye (Rooney Mara).But wait! There’s more: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Patti Smith, Lykke Li, Black Lips, Florence and the Machine, and Red Hot Chili Peppers are also set to make an appearance in Song to Song. If that’s not a stacked roster, we’re not sure what is. 

Images via Broad Green Pictures, Wikiwand, TheWrap, The Comeback, New York Magazine, and TV Guide

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