You were the original, man. Let’s make a comeback.

The story of an actor – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

How meta can you get-a? It’s pretty clear that Birdman was created with Michael Keaton in mind, but man, talk about a bizarro project. This movie looks totally insane, but I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t both intrigued and excited by these trailers. The soundtrack choices in them alone are worthy of praise. What will Birdman be like? What can we expect? I have no idea! Get me this movie immediately!

Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) comes out October 17, 2014.

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