The first trailer for “Dorian Gray
,” the movie based on Oscar Wilde
’s novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray
” has hit the web. The movie adaptation is directed by Oliver Parker
from the script by Toby Finlay
Dorian Gray (Ben Barnes
) is a young man of impossible physical beauty whose portrait painted by the artist Basil Hallward (Ben Chaplin
). Drawn into a corrupt and sensual life by the dissolute Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth
), Dorian remains young and beautiful, while the painting ages in his stead.
“Dorian Gray” also stars Emilia Fox
as Lady Victoria Wotton, Rebecca Hall
as Emily Wotton and Rachel Hurd-Wood
as Sybil Vane.
The movie opens UK theaters on September 9, 2009.