A Man Called Otto is Marc Forster’s next American fantasy movie. It is an American version of Fredrik Backman’s novel of the identical name, first turned into a film directed by Hannes Holm in 2015.
Tom Hanks will feature in the film as the eponymous character, with Mariana Trevio, Rachel Keller, and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo. Here are all updates about A Man Called Otto release date, and more.
A Man Called Otto Release Date
Sony Pictures has set a December release date for Marc Forster’s forthcoming comedic A Man Called Otto, which stars Tom Hanks.
Sony is progressing well with its most recent round of initiatives. The studio has disclosed modifications and new release dates for several upcoming titles.
One of the projects is A Man Called Otto, starring Tom Hanks. It has been given a holiday release date of December 25, 2022.
A Man Called Otto Plot
The film’s protagonist will be Otto, an irritable, cranky, and savagely strict widower. His whole community holds him accountable for his values, which he judges regularly.
When this reclusive (and profoundly lonely) man who is still grieving the death of his wife looks to have completely lost his zest for life, longing for death, he forms an uncanny bond with his new neighbors.
Otto undergoes a gradual but steady transformation. However, when entrenched patterns persist, the path to transformation is seldom straightforward.
A Man Called Otto Cast
The cast of A Man Called Otto is as follows:
- Tom Hanks will act as Otto
- Mariana Treviño
- Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
- Rachel Keller
About A Man Called Otto
The project, which has been in development for some years, will be produced by Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks, and Gary Goetzman. SF Studios’ Fredrik Wikström Nicastro, who produced the Swedish adaption, will also act as producer.
The first version received widespread acclaim and was the highest-grossing foreign-language picture in the United States in 2016.
The international bestseller has sold over 7 million copies, and for 77 consecutive weeks in the 18 months following its English translation, the book stayed on the New York Times bestseller list.
We can only expect that the English adaptation lives up to the legacy of the novel’s precursor. If Tom Hanks can replicate the seriousness with which Rolf Lassgrd brought the character to life, we may be confident that “A Man Called Otto” will be another great novel adaptation.
A Man Called Otto Filming
The Tom Hanks comedy A Man Called Otto is moving forward at full speed, with production beginning in February 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Where To Watch A Man Called Otto?
A Man Called Otto is not released yet. So, it is currently not streaming on any OTT platform. Once it releases, you can watch it on Sony Pictures.
A Man Called Otto Trailer
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