John Cusack and Paul Dano star as the reclusive songwriter Brian Wilson in biopic Love & Mercy, and now we have our first look with the film’s first teaser.
The film follows the Beach Boys co-founder’s success and turmoil, from writing influential pop albums to his nervous breakdown and eventual encounter with controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.
Bill Pohlad, who produced 12 Years a Slave and The Tree of Life, will direct the movie. Along with Cusack and Dano, the film also stars Elizabeth Banks as Melinda Ledbetter, Paul Giamatti as Dr. Eugene Landy, Jake Abel as Mike Love, Kenny Wormald as Dennis Wilson and Joanna Going as Audree Wilson.
Love & Mercy arrives in theaters June 5.