Jenna Ortega, Barry Keoghan, and The Weeknd have been confirmed to appear in Trey Edward Shults’ upcoming project, according to Variety. Everything, including the storyline and locations of the film, is being kept under secrecy for the time being.
Shults will direct from a screenplay co-written with the performer and his production collaborator Reza Fahim. The Weeknd, Fahim, Kevin Turen, and Harrison Kreiss will create the picture, with Schultz and Ortega serving as executive producers. The Weeknd had been working on the idea for some time and had lately contacted Trey Edward Shults. The filmmaker consented to collaborate with him, and Ortega and Keoghan were cast in the main parts.
Abel Tesfaye, alias The Weeknd, will make his starring début in Trey Edward Shults’ new film.
The Weeknd came up with the idea for the endeavor. When he and Reza Fahim were given the go-ahead for the film, they started writing the screenplay. While this will be his feature acting début, the Grammy-winning and Oscar-nominated artist is also due to appear in HBO’s The Idol, which he co-created with Reza Fahim and Euphoria author Sam Levinson.
The Weeknd also made a surprise showing in Uncut Diamonds as himself. He has also appeared on American Dad and played a character on The Simpsons. Wednesday, Ortega’s record-breaking Netflix series, has made her a ubiquitous figure. The program has achieved exceptionally high ratings and was recently extended for a second season. She will appear on Scream VI and headline Saturday Night Live on March 11.
Keoghan earned a BAFTA for his portrayal in The Banshees of Inisherin last week. He is also nominated for an Academy Award and will appear in Saltburn, written and directed by Emerald Fennell. Trey Edward Shults is best known for directing and writing the drama Krisha, as well as the psychological horror picture It Comes at Night and the drama Waves.
Shults and Abel have also put together a skilled crew to achieve the finest outcomes. The director of photography is Chayse Irvin. Blonde, a 2022 American historical psychological drama film, is his most well-known effort. OPN, alias Daniel Lopatin, who collaborated on Good Time and Natural Pearls, will co-compose the music with Save Your Tears. Deadline The film’s filming started in February 2023, according to Hollywood. There is no formal publication date yet. It is expected to be released in mid-2024.