'Burnt' Trailer: Bradley Cooper's Driven Chef Plots Comeback
The first look at the film, previously titled 'Chef' and 'Adam Jones,' debuted on Monday's 'Today' show.
Bradley Cooper's culinary drama has a new trailer — and title.
The film, which was originally called Chef but changed that to avoid confusion with the Jon Favreau film of the same name, and then went by Adam Jones, is now called Burnt. The first trailer for the film debuted on Monday's Today show, with Cooper introducing the preview. The full trailer, embedded below, surfaced online on Thursday.
Cooper, who previously played a chef in the short-lived Kitchen Confidential TV series, described his latest film as being "about a chef who's renowned and lost everything."
But it's clear from the trailer, which features Cooper's Adam Jones talking over images of food being prepared, that Jones is planning a comeback.
"I don't want my restaurant to be a place where you come and eat," he tells a colleague. "I want people to sit at that table and be sick with longing."
Viewers then learn that he may have had some drug problems in the past. But now he's focused on his new restaurant and his goal of having it receive three Michelin stars. Jones forcefully instructs a cook to closely watch what she's doing.
She and his other employees respond, "Yes, chef."
Burnt, directed by John Wells from a script by Steven Knight and Michael Kalesniko, co-stars Uma Thurman, Sienna Miller, Daniel Bruhl, Emma Thompson, Lily James, Matthew Rhys, Omar Sy, Jamie Dornan and Alicia Vikander.
The Weinstein Company is set to release the movie on Oct. 23.
Watch Monday's Today show sneak peek of the trailer followed by the full trailer.
Aug. 13, 8:00 a.m. This story has been updated with the full trailer.