Stars Like Lily James And Star Trek Teams Up With Latif(Shazad) For Rom Com
Along with Star Trek: Discovery’s Shazad Latif and Emma Thompson, Rebecca actress Lily James has entered a coming romantic comedy.
What’s Love Got to Do with It? Titled After a 13-year hiatus from feature filmmaking, this man welcomes Shekhar Kapur (Elizabeth) back to the director’s seat.
Deadline notes that plot specifics are kept under lock and key right now. But although concentrating on topics such as love and marriage, the film traverses both London and South Asia.
What is it that Love Got to Do with? Jemima Khan (Impeachment: American Crime Story) has penned down the storyline.It will be produced by Working Title.
Output is slated to start next month.
Elsewhere, actress James recently revealed that when filming. Her Rebecca character Mrs de Winter’s sense of paranoia ‘overtook’ her.
“Towards the end of making it, I started getting this thing where my heart was beating so loudly that you could hear it,” she explained.
“It’s really scary. All of a sudden, you become very, very aware of your heartbeat and you can feel it going really fast. And when you look at the psychological aspect of the book, and the darkness and the twistedness in it, it suddenly made sense.
“I think I got a bit sucked into the vortex.”
What’s Love Got to Do with It?
A cross-cultural romantic comedy starring Lily James (Baby Driver, Rebecca), Emma Thompson (Beauty and the Beast, Bridget Jones’s Baby) and Shazad Latif (Star Trek: Discovery, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel).
Shekhar Kapur (Elizabeth) is directing it. The film is set between London and South Asia. It starts shooting in December 2020.
Jemima Khan will be writing and producing the film. Also producing, alongside Working Title Films’ Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan, is Nicky Kentish Barnes (About Time, About a Boy). STUDIOCANAL receives full funding.
Shekhar Kapur says, “I’ve never read a script as intense, as provocative and as witty as What’s Love Got to Do With It? This is a film for our times, if there is one. As a director who is constantly exploring the feminine, I’ve yet to read a character as complex and as funny as Zoe.”