Two of Hollywood’s most sought-after actors, Barry Keoghan and Jenna Ortega , have signed on for his or her subsequent challenge. In response to a report from Deadline , Ortega and Keoghan are “blown away by the script” for the upcoming Trey Edward Shults movie, which may also characteristic Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye in his feature-length appearing debut. Shults and Tesfaye additionally co-wrote the screenplay with Reza Fahim, so this glorious script should not come as a lot of a shock to those that are conversant in Shults’ earlier scripted movies Waves and It Comes at Evening , in addition to what we have seen so removed from HBO collection The Idol which will probably be airing on HBO quickly.
Though the forged has been introduced, particulars surrounding the movie, together with its title, have but to be introduced. We all know that Shults and Tesfaye have been engaged on the script for the previous few months and that the challenge is at the moment in production with Tesfaye, Fahim, Kevin Turen and Harrison Kreiss as producers. Shults and Ortega will govt produce.
Confirming the 2 fundamental forged for his or her new challenge is actually an enormous win for Tesfaye and Shults with Ortega having simply hit the massive time within the Netflix horror collection Wednesday and Keoghan lately selecting up a BAFTA award for his position in The Banshees of Inisherin , a efficiency that additionally acquired him nominated for an Academy Award. For Ortega’s subsequent challenge, he’ll face Ghostface once more within the upcoming movie Scream VI .
Alongside his position within the untitled movie directed by Shults, Keoghan will subsequent seem in Emerald Fennell’s Saltburn (Promising Younger Girl). It was additionally lately revealed that the Irish actor has taken over from Paul Mescal in Chris Andrews’ Convey Them Down , reverse Christopher Abbott.
As beforehand talked about, Tesfaye or The Weeknd is in for an enormous yr with the premiere of the HBO collection The Idol. Co-created with Euphoria creator Sam Levinson and producer Fahim, Tesfaye may also co-star Lily-Rose Depp in a narrative about an up-and-coming entertainer’s involvement in a cult in modern instances. The Grammy-winning musician additionally lately launched a particular live performance The Weeknd: Reside at SoFi Stadium on HBO.