Paramount Vantage has unveiled the trailer for Not Fade Away, a 1960's-set coming-of-age drama chronicling a group of friends who decide to start their own rock band. The film marks the feature directorial debut of The Sopranos creator David Chase, and stars John Maragro, James Gandolfini, Jack Huston, Will Brill, Bella Heathcote, Brad Garrett, and Christopher McDonald. Not Fade Away is now playing at the New York Film Festival, where it premiered to middling response, and opens in theaters on December 21st. Synopsis and trailer below.
Making his feature directing debut, David Chase’s (The Sopranos) coming-of-age movie is set in New Jersey in 1964 where a group of friends are inspired to form their own rock band fronted by a gifted singer-songwriter (terrific newcomer John Magaro). The film masterfully captures the era’s conflicting attitudes and ideologies, all set to a dynamic soundtrack produced by the legendary Steven Van Zandt. The film also stars Jack Huston, Will Brill, Bella Heathcote, James Gandolfini, Brad Garrett and Christopher McDonald. To be released by Paramount Vantage, the film’s roll-out will begin on December 21, 2012.