Is it streaming or in theatres?
The life and times of Cyrano de Bergerac, a 17th-century French writer and duelist, are presented on the big screen in Cyrano, featuring the iconic Pierre Dinklage as the titular character. Directed by Joe Wright of a screenplay Erica Schmidt, Cyrano is based on Schmidt’s 2018 musical of the same name. Schmidt’s play was in turn an adaptation of Edmond Rostand1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac.
A romantic musical drama, Cyrano paints a portrait of the historical figure, deepening his emotional and psychological journey. Cyrano de Bergerac is portrayed as a star of his time, dazzling audiences with both his intelligence and his swordplay. However, he is plagued by terrible self-doubt, convinced that his appearance makes him unworthy of courting his devoted friend Roxanne, in love with someone else.
It’s a tale of love and insecurity set against an epic historical backdrop. Besides Dinklage, movie stars Haley Bennet, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Bashir Salahuddin, and Ben Mendelsohn in the main roles.
With everything that’s been revealed about the movie so far, it looks like it’s going to be a very enjoyable ride filled to the brim with music, drama, and wonderful characters. So we’ve put together this handy guide that answers all the questions you might have about how to watch Cyrano, if it’s streaming and when you can see it in theaters.
Is Cyrano streaming online?
Unfortunately no. Cyrano is not currently scheduled to arrive on any streaming service. That doesn’t mean it won’t end up on something like Netflix or Amazon Prime Video eventually. But right now, you won’t be able to watch the movie from the comfort of your home.
When will Cyrano be released on digital and DVD?
Although we have not yet obtained an official date for Cyrano‘s DVD and Blu-ray releases on physical media are usually made about 12 to 16 weeks after the theatrical premiere. If that’s true for the movie, fans can probably expect to get their hands on a DVD of Cyrano between April and May 2022.
The digital output of Cyrano will likely happen a week or two before its Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K release. Needless to say, it’s a long way off, so if you really want to watch the movie, going to the cinema is your best bet.
Is Cyrano in cinemas?
Cyrano is currently slated for a week-long exclusive airing in Los Angeles on December 17, 2021. This will then be followed by a limited theatrical release in the United States on January 21, 2022, with a wide release expected to take place later.
The film was originally set to have a limited theatrical release on December 25, 2021, but the premiere date was first moved to December 31 and then to the current schedule. Exit plans were would have modified by United Artists Releasing, Cyrano‘s US distributor, so it’s in a better position to qualify for the Oscars. Before its theatrical release, Cyrano had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2021. The film has also screened at the SCAD Savannah Film Festival, Hamptons International Film Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival and Rome Film Festival.
Best Peter Dinklage Movies You Can Watch Right Now
Although Peter Dinklage became a household name with his performance as Tyrion Lannister in game of thrones, the actor also had stellar roles in films. And for those of you who would like to see more of his work in film, there are some great choices.
Here are five of the best Peter Dinklage movies you can watch before or after catching Cyrano:
The station agent: Dinklage’s performance as the retired and downcast Finbar McBride in this 2003 independent comedy-drama was his breakout role, drawing the actor’s attention and praise. Finbar is a recluse and a train enthusiast who doesn’t fit in well with the world around him. The film follows Finbar’s life transformation as he moves to a small town where new friendships set him on an original and life-changing path.
Rent it on Amazon
Three billboards outside of Ebbing, Missouri: This multi-award winning 2017 film directed by Martin McDonagh stars Frances McDormand as a Missouri woman who attempts to bring attention to the unsolved rape and murder of her daughter by renting three roadside billboards. His desperate plea for help brings down the ire of the local police and leads to a disastrous series of events. Dinklage has a strong supporting role in the film and the film itself is quite an intense watch with McDormand winning virtually every major award for his performance.
Watch it on FX now
My dinner with Hervé: A TV movie based on the last days of the actor Herve Villechaize, My dinner with Hervé first airing on HBO on October 20, 2018. The film stars Dinklage as Villechaize and examines the aftermath of an unusual interview between the actor and struggling journalist Danny Tate (Jamie Dornan). While the story itself is fairly simple, Dinklage’s performance is impeccable, making for a powerfully moving film.
Watch it on HBO Max
Death at funeral: Dinklage actually appeared in both the original UK version of Death at funeral and its American remake, although the former is vastly superior. Directed by Frank Oz, the original movie stars Dinklage, Ewen Bremner, Matthew Macfadyen, Keeley Hawes, Chris Marshall, and Alan Tudyk in important roles. The dark comedy film is the story of a dysfunctional family brought together by a funeral and the secrets they seek to bury. And all these secrets come to light when a mysterious stranger arrives among them.
Rent it on Amazon
I care a lot: This 2020 dark comedy thriller is a Netflix movie starring Rosamund pike as Marla Grayson, a con artist who preys on vulnerable elderly people. But when her latest brand turns out to be the mother of a dangerous gangster (played by Dinklage), she finds herself facing overwhelming odds in a deadly game. However, Marla is not the kind of person who gives up easily and she is determined to keep fighting, even if it kills her.
Watch it on Netflix
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