“Velvet Buzzsaw” cast members Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Tom Sturridge, Billy Magnussen, and Natalia Dyer and director Dan Gilroy broke down what’s frightening about the modern-day art industry.
“It’s a parable about greed,” Gyllenhaal explained at Variety’s Sundance Studio, presented by AT&T. “And also what we value, why we value it, and do we value ourselves?” The actor believes “Velvet Buzzsaw” is a prophetic tale, and is showing that we “feed the parasite” of greed.
But does the cast of “Velvet Buzzsaw” have nightmares? Magnussen says he had nightmares prior to meeting Gilroy for the first time. The horror flick is available now on Netflix.