John David Washington & Alicia Vikander Thriller Lands at Netflix
John David Washington & Alicia Vikander thriller lands at Netflix
Practically a 12 months and a half after touchdown the Golden Globe nominees and Oscar winner to star within the movie, Netflix has acquired the rights to the Luca Guadagnino-produced thriller Born to Be Murdered starring John David Washington (Tenet) and Alicia Vikander (Tomb Raider), based on The Hollywood Reporter.
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Along with the awards-worthy duo, the forged for the movie consists of Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread) and Boyd Holbrook (The Predator, The Fugitive). The mission was directed by Ferdinando Cito Filomarino, the second-unit director of Guadagnino’s Name Me By Your Identify, in his English-language directorial debut on a script penned by Kevin Rice. The movie facilities on a pair vacationing in Athens who fall upon a violent conspiracy with tragic penalties.
A lot of the crew who labored with Guadagnino on his Academy-Award successful coming-of-age romantic drama joined him as soon as extra, together with cinematographer Sayombhu Mukdeeprom and Walter Fasano. Oscar-winning composer Ryuichi Sakamoto (The Revenant) scored the movie. Luca Guadagnino and Marco Morabito produced through their Frenesy Movies, together with longtime co-producer Francesco Melzi and Gabriele Moratti with their MeMo outfit which can also be the lead financier.
Although having suffered a bit on the field workplace as a consequence of its launch within the midst of the pandemic, Washington lately noticed his star energy catapulted increased with the lead function in Christopher Nolan’s mysterious sci-fi blockbuster Tenet, which acquired usually optimistic critiques from critics, particularly for the performances from its ensemble forged. Born to Be Murdered can also be set to be the second collaboration between the streaming platform and Golden Globe nominee after the upcoming black-and-white romantic drama Malcolm & Marie, through which he stars alongside Zendaya (Spider-Man: Far From Residence).
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Vikander has partnered with Netflix a couple of instances lately, together with the 2019 psychological thriller Earthquake Chook through which she starred alongside Riley Keough (The Satan All The Time) and the Darkish Crystal prequel collection, which was lately cancelled after one season on the streamer. She was most lately seen within the Gloria Steinem biopic The Glorias enjoying one stage of the celebrated feminist’s life and is presently gearing as much as return to the adventuring world of Lara Croft for the sequel to Warner Bros. Tomb Raider reboot.
Netflix is reportedly eyeing a 2021 debut for Born to Be Murdered.
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