Tender Bar Trailer: Ben Affleck is the Cool Uncle in First Look at Heartwarming New Drama Directed by George Clooney
The highly anticipated film The Tender Bar released its first trailer on Thursday morning.
The film stars Ben Affleck as the protective uncle of his writer nephew and is directed by the star’s longtime friend George Clooney.
Amazon Studios will release The Tender Bar in select locations on December 17, 2021, and it will be shared globally on Amazon Prime Video on January 7, 2022.
New: The highly anticipated film The Tender Bar released its first trailer on Thursday morning
The film also features Tye Sheridan, Christopher Lloyd, Lily Rabe, and Daniel Ranieri.
The Tender Bar tells the story of JR (Sheridan), an orphan boy who grows up in the glow of a bar.
The bartender is his cool Uncle Charlie (Affleck).
He is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of original and demonstrative father figures.
Cute Boy: The Tender Bar tells the story of JR, an orphan boy who grows up in the glow of a bar
Like a dad: the bartender is his super uncle Charlie (Affleck). He is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of original and demonstrative father figures
As the boy’s determined mother (Rabe) struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to him – and leaves the ramshackle house of his outrageous but reluctantly supportive father (Christopher Lloyd) – JR begins to play with courage, if not always with grace, pursue her romantic love and professional dreams.
But he keeps one foot constantly placed in Uncle Charlie’s bar.
The Tender Bar is based on the successful memoir of the same name by JR Moehringer.
It Has Roots: The Tender Bar is based on the successful memoir of the same name by JR Moehringer
The boy is now a man: when the child is 18, he goes to Yale University where he studies how to be a writer
The lady with the money: he ends up falling for one of the Yale students who comes from a wealthy family
The good mom: Lily Rabe plays her mother who does her best to help her son
Grandpa is still here: Christopher Lloyd of Back To The Future is a grandfather who is hosting his daughter and grandson
Ben explained, “It’s a movie about kindness, love, support and kindness, ultimately, of people.
“I think the world is a tough and ugly place, especially now, so I feel good to inject this movie into the world.”
The Tender Bar was the second male film collaboration after Ben’s 2012 directorial effort Argo, which George produced.
The man in charge: The director is George Clooney, seen with his wife Amal on October 10