Movie Report: Daniel Day-Lewis’ Final Performance Previewed In ‘Phantom Thread’ Trailer

The first trailer for what could very well be Daniel Day Lewis’ last film to appear in was released online Monday.

The film, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, is titled “Phantom Thread” and is set in 1950s post-war London. According to Entertainment Weekly, the flick follows a renowned dressmaker named Reynolds Woodcock (Day-Lewis), who’s at the center of British fashion, and focuses on his relationship with a woman who becomes his muse and lover.

“Phantom Thread” will be the first feature film by Anderson since “Inherent Vice” in 2014. Other full length movies by the director include “The Master,” “There Will be Blood,” “Punch-Drunk love” and “Magnolia.”

Day-Lewis, meanwhile, announced his retirement from acting in June. In total, the performer has earned three Oscars, two Golden Globes and four British Academy of Film and Television Art Awards.

Other cast members for “Phantom Thread” include Camilla Rutherford, Vicky Krieps and Richard Graham.

The picture opens in theaters on Dec. 27. Watch the trailer below.


At the box office this past weekend, it was the latest film in Tyler Perry’s ongoing “Madea” comedy series earning the top spot. Over its first weekend, the film titled “Boo 2,” brought in $21 million.

The full top five from the weekend was:
1. Boo 2 – $21,226,953
2. Geostorm – $13,707,376
3. Happy Death Day – $9,363,415
4. Blade Runner 2049 – $7,353,151
5. Only The Brave – $6,002,665

Opening this coming weekend, meanwhile, include the horror sequel “Jigsaw,” the mystery thriller “Suburbicon” and the war drama “Thank You for Your Service.”

For the small screen, home releases this week include:

  • War for the Planet of the Apes, ATMR Rating: 5 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 93%, 2017 Top 10.
  • Annabelle Creation, ATMR Rating: 3.9 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 69%
  • The Emoji Movie, Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 10%
  • An inconvenient Sequel, Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 78%