Matt Smith stars in the tender first trailer for biopic Mapplethorpe
The first trailer for Mapplethorpe, the new biopic of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe starring Matt Smith, has debuted online. Click below to watch it:
Smith plays Robert Mapplethorpe, the celebrated photographer and documents his rise to fame in the 1970s in New York right up to his untimely death in 1989.
Starring alongside Smith are McKinley Belcher III, Carolyn McCormick, John Benjamin Hickey, Tina Benko, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Marianne Rendón, who plays Patti Smith, a close friend of Mapplethorpe's.
The film has been written and directed by Ondi Timoner, best known for her hit documentary DIG!
Mapplethorpe will be released into UK cinemas in the spring of 2019.