Emma Stone and Willem Dafoe are each in talks to star in Yorgos Lanthimos’ subsequent film, Poor Issues, in accordance with Deadline.
Poor Issues can be set within the Victorian period, telling the story of Belle Baxter (Stone), a younger girl who’s introduced again to life by an eccentric scientist – and, figuring out Lanthimos’ motion pictures, there will be loads of black humor and surreal parts, too. Dafoe’s function hasn’t been confirmed but.
Lanthimos is greatest recognized for his interval comedy The Favorite, starring Stone, Olivia Colman in an Oscar-winning flip as Queen Anne of England, and Rachel Weisz because the courtiers vying for her consideration. He additionally directed The Killing of a Sacred Deer and The Lobster, each starring Colin Farrell.
Poor Issues is predicated on the satirical novel by Alasdair Grey, and The Nice showrunner and The Favourite screenwriter Tony McNamara will adapt the script. He additionally penned the screenplay for the upcoming Disney villain origin story Cruella, with Stone enjoying the title function.
We will subsequent see Dafoe in Wes Anderson’s subsequent film, The French Dispatch – the actor is a frequent collaborator of Anderson’s, and has additionally starred in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and The Grand Budapest Hotel. He additionally not too long ago re-teamed with The Lighthouse director Robert Eggers for his upcoming historic thriller The Northman, and he has a job in Guillermo del Toro’s subsequent film, Nightmare Alley, too. In the meantime, Stone will be subsequent seen in Cruella, set for launch on Could 28.
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