Michael Keaton Plays Washed Up Superhero In 'Birdman' Trailer

Michael Keaton on March 6, 2014 -- Getty Images

Michael Keaton will be showing audiences the dark side of the superhero movie world in his upcoming film, "Birdman."

The trailer for the Alejandro Gonzalez Iaarritu-directed movie debuted on Thursday.

The film, about a man coming to grips with his fall from stardom while mounting a Broadway play, also stars Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Amy Ryan and Naomi Watts.

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"Birdman" hits theaters on October 17.

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