EXCLUSIVE: After a slowdown for the elections, the enterprise is kicking again into excessive gear earlier than the vacations. A sizzling bundle creating buzz round city at present is one that’s constructed across the Katie Khan science fiction novel Maintain Again The Stars. Star Wars‘ John Boyega and Black Panther‘s Letitia Wright are connected to star in what’s being known as Romeo & Juliet meets Gravity. Mike Cahill will direct a script by Christy Corridor. 21 Laps is producing.
Printed final yr by Simon & Schuster, the e-book revolves round a person and a girl who revisit reminiscences of their love affair on a utopian Earth whereas they’re trapped within the huge void of house with solely ninety minutes of oxygen left.
Boyega reprises Finn within the JJ Abrams-directed Star Wars Episode IX, and is lending his voice to the miniseries adaptation of Watership Down. Wright was Emmy-nominated for her work within the anthology collection Black Mirror and she is going to reprise within the Black Panther sequel and most lately wrapped the Avengers movie coming subsequent summer time.
Cahill directed two episodes of the Nightflyers collection and I Origins. Corridor’s credit embody Daddio. The bundle is repped by WME, which Cahill and Boyega and Wright — these thesps are additionally at London-based Identification Company Group and by legal professional Jason Sloane. Corridor is CAA. Keep tuned. This one ought to promote rapidly.