Nicholas Galitzine (Purple Hearts) has been tapped to star alongside Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway in Prime Video’s movie The Idea of You, based mostly on Robinne Lee’s bestselling up to date love story of the identical identify, which fits into manufacturing in October.
The movie from Emmy-nominated director Michael Showalter (The Big Sick) facilities on Sophie (Hathaway), a 40-year-old divorced mom. Sophie’s husband Dan left her for a youthful lady, and now he has canceled his Coachella journey with their 15-year-old daughter. Sophie then picks up the items, braving the crowds and desert warmth in Dan’s place. While on the music pageant, she meets 24-year-old Hayes Campbell (Galitzine), the lead singer of the most well liked boy band on the planet, August Moon.
Amazon Studios partnered with Welle Entertainment to develop The Idea of You as a starring automobile for Hathaway again in June of final yr, as we told you first. Tony Award nominee Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein) tailored the screenplay. Oscar winner Cathy Schulman (Crash, The Woman King) will produce the movie through her Welle Entertainment label, alongside I’ll Have Another’s Gabrielle Union, Hathaway through her Somewhere Pictures label, Lee, Eric Hayes, Showalter and Jordana Mollick. Westfeldt will exec produce alongside I’ll Have Another’s Kian Gass, with the Amazon Original Movie to premiere on Prime Video in additional than 240 international locations and territories worldwide at launch.
Galitzine will subsequent be seen in Prime Video’s romantic comedy Red, White & Royal Blue, based mostly on Casey McQuiston’s New York Times and USA Today bestselling novel of the identical identify, in addition to the comedy Bottoms from MGM’s Orion Pictures. He additionally lately starred alongside Sofia Carson because the male lead in Netflix’s romance Purple Hearts — which knocked The Gray Man from the streamer’s No. 1 spot upon its July 29 launch — and as Prince Robert in Prime Video’s Cinderella, reverse Camila Cabello. Prior to that, he starred because the male lead in Zoe Lister-Jones’ The Craft: Legacy. On the tv facet, he may be seen in Netflix’s Chambers. Some of Galitzine’s different credit embody A24’s Share, Handsome Devil, The Beat Beneath My Feet, The Changeover and The Watcher within the Woods.
Galitzine is represented by the UK’s Curtis Brown Group, WME, Anonymous Content and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole.