Andrew Garfield and Florence Pugh, who took the Dolby stage collectively at this yr’s Oscars ceremony as presenters, are in talks to co-star in love story We Stay in Time from StudioCanal.
John Crowley — the director behind the romance drama Brooklyn — will helm from a screenplay by playwright Nick Payne. Plot particulars are being stored beneath wraps, with the challenge eyeing a shoot later this yr.
StudioCanal will produce with Benedict Cumberbatch banner Sunny March. Exec vp world manufacturing Ron Halpern and senior vp world manufacturing Joe Naftalin are overseeing for StudioCanal.
Pugh, repped by CAA and Brillstein, is one among Hollywood’s most in-demand actresses. The Oscar nominee was in theaters final yr with Don’t Fear Darling and may be seen in Netflix interval drama The Surprise. She’s going to quickly be in theaters with A Good Particular person, starring reverse Morgan Freeman, whereas the remainder of the yr consists of Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer and Dune: Half Two, which bows in October. She’s going to quickly start manufacturing on Marvel Studios’ Thunderbolts, reprising her Black Widow function as Yelena Belova.
Garfield, repped by CAA, most not too long ago earned an Emmy nomination for his function within the miniseries Underneath the Banner of Heaven, and final yr garnered an Oscar nomination for Tick, Tick … Growth! He’s hooked up to David Leitch sequence Sizzling Air, the place he’s set to play eccentric entrepreneur Richard Branson.
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