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Matt Damon Teams up With Alexander Payne for ‘Downsizing’

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Written by: Sean McAloon

It has been almost five years since the world was graced with the last Alexander Payne film ‘Nebraska, a film that caught a lot of critical attention but can also be considered a perfect example of Payne’s wheelhouse. ‘Downsizing” seems to have all the elements of an Alexander Payne film while somehow hitting a level quirky-ness we haven’t really seem from the critically acclaimed director.

‘Downsizing’ imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small. People soon realize how much further money goes in a miniaturized world, and with the promise of a better life, everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha in order to get small and move to a new downsized community — a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.

Check the official trailer for ‘Downsizing’ right here:

A big world is waiting. Directed by Alexander Payne and starring Damon, Wiig, Christoph Waltz, and Hong Chau! Tune back for more, as ‘Downsizing’ hits theaters this December 22, 2017!

About the Author

Sean McAloon
I am a Philadelphia based journalist, who is obsessed with movies and television. I is also a comic book enthusiast , although i can't keep up with everything. I like to spend my free time trying to working on short films. I currently work as an editor for and, focusing on entertainment news, interviews and public relations. I studied business management & marketing at Goldey Beacom College.



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