May December Cast 2023 film (with image)

May December Cast: In the thought-provoking dark comedy “May December,” director Todd Haynes, with a compelling screenplay by Samy Burch, takes audiences on a journey into the complexities of human relationships. Set against the backdrop of Savannah, Georgia, the film stars Natalie Portman as an actress delving into the controversial life of her character, portrayed by the talented Julianne Moore. The narrative, loosely inspired by the infamous Mary Kay Letourneau, unfolds the intricacies of a 23-year-long relationship, sparking conversations about morality and societal norms.

With a stellar cast, including Charles Melton, who plays Moore’s character’s husband, the film explores the dynamics of a relationship that began when he was just 13 years old. The announcement of “May December” in June 2021 created buzz, and the subsequent filming in mid-2022 captured the essence of the southern setting in Savannah. Premiering at the prestigious 76th Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2023, the film caught the attention of Netflix, which secured North American distribution rights.

The theatrical release on November 17, 2023, in select U.S. theaters was followed by a Netflix streaming debut on December 1, allowing a wider audience to engage with its thought-provoking narrative. “May December” garnered critical acclaim, earning accolades and four Golden Globe Award nominations. Recognized by the American Film Institute as one of the top 10 films of 2023, the movie’s success lies in its ability to stimulate conversation and challenge societal perspectives on relationships and morality.

May December Cast
May December Cast
GenreRomance
Comedy
Release datesMay 20, 2023 (Cannes)
November 17, 2023 (United States)
Running time1H 57M
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$20 million
Box office$645,782
Directed byTodd Haynes
Screenplay bySamy Burch
Story bySamy Burch
Alex Mechanik
Produced byNatalie Portman
Sophie Mas
Christine Vachon
Pamela Koffler
Grant S. Johnson
Tyler W. Konney
Jessica Elbaum
Will Ferrell
Star CastNatalie Portman
Julianne Moore
Charles Melton
CinematographyChristopher Blauvelt
Edited byAffonso Gonçalves
Music byMarcelo Zarvos
Production companiesMountainA
Gloria Sanchez Productions
Killer Films
Taylor & Dodge
Project Infinity
Distributed byNetflix
Cast of May December

May December Cast

  • Natalie Portman; as Elizabeth
  • Julianne Moore; as Gracie
  • Charles Melton; as Joe Yoo
  • Cory Michael Smith; as Georgie
  • Elizabeth Yu; as Mary Atherton-Yoo
  • Gabriel Chung; as Charlie Atherton-Yoo
  • Piper Curda; as Honor Atherton-Yoo
  • D. W. Moffett; as Tom Atherton
  • Lawrence Arancio; as Morris Sperber

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