The movie will be a modern twist on the Oedipus story.
Rachel Weisz Y Colin farrell I just joined the latest comedy movie from Todd Solondz entitled Boy love. After his surprising success in Yorgos Lanthimos‘ Lobster In 2015, the two great actors will meet in this next film. Solondz is best known for his dark comedies, which is why Boy love It will certainly be a great addition to the independent director’s work. His last movie was Sundance’s favorite Hot dog, starring Ellen burstyn, Julie delpy, Danny DeVito, Y Greta gerwig.
Boy love is characterized by a dark and humorous twist on the Oedipus story set in Texas, in which a precocious boy tries to get rid of his father so that he can have his mother all to himself. Things don’t go according to plan when a handsome stranger shows up. It seems clear that Weisz will play the mother, but Farrell could easily play the daddy or the handsome stranger (depending on the wig they give him).
In an official statement, Solondz said: “This is my first movie with a plot and my first movie takes place in Texas. It’s fun and sexy and it’s shaped by the Hollywood movies that made me want to become a filmmaker. I have always loved the work of Rachel and Colin, and I am so honored to be able to spark their passion for serious and unexpected work as well. ”
Weisz can be seen in the upcoming Marvel movie. Black widow, as well as the adaptation of the novel Lanny, and how Elizabeth taylor on A special relationship. He will also make his first foray into television in the adaptation of Dead rings, the 1988 David Cronenberg movie starring Jeremy irons.
Farrell to star in superhero movie too – DC’s The batman, like The Penguin. He is also currently filming a miniseries called Northern water, a survival story set in the arctic wasteland. He has also been cast in the highly anticipated sophomore film. Colon director Kogonada, next to Jodie Turner-Smith Y Haley lu richardson. Finally, Farrell is one of the many stars chosen in Ron Howardthailand cave rescue movie, Thirteen lives. He has several other projects in various stages of development, including a miniseries Iran-Contra, a detective thriller called The ruinand a reunion with Brendan gleeson Y Martin McDonagh on The Banshees of Inisherin.
Boy love was just announced, so we’ll keep you posted on future news and castings.
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