Euphoria star Jacob Elordi is reportedly being thought-about to star in Luca Guadagnino’s upcoming collection adaptation of The Shards. The collection relies on Bret Easton Ellis‘ fictionalized memoir of his remaining 12 months of highschool.
In response to World of Reel, Elordi met with Guadagnino whereas they have been just lately in Venice for the movie competition, the place they’d a dialog a couple of potential position within the HBO undertaking.
Ought to the Australian actor signal onto the undertaking, this is able to mark his newest undertaking with HBO following the acclaimed Zendaya-led teen drama, which continues to be slated to return for a 3rd season. Elordi will subsequent be seen in Emerald Fennell’s psychological thriller Saltburn with Barry Keoghan, in addition to Sofia Coppola’s biopic drama Priscilla.
What to anticipate in The Shards?
The Shards can be directed by the Name Me by Your Title filmmaker after collaborating with HBO for his restricted collection We Are Who We Are. The difference can be written and government produced by Ellis together with Nick Corridor and Brian Younger. Set in 1981, the story facilities round a gaggle of rich highschool mates who goes to an elite prep college. All the pieces modifications with the arrival of a brand new pupil with a mysterious previous.
The novel’s synopsis reads: “Seventeen-year-old Bret is a senior on the unique Buckley prep college when a brand new pupil arrives with a mysterious previous. Robert Mallory is vibrant, good-looking, charismatic, and shielding a secret from Bret and his mates at the same time as he turns into part of their tightly knit circle. Bret’s obsession with Mallory is equaled solely by his more and more unsettling preoccupation with the Trawler, a serial killer on the free who appears to be drawing ever nearer to Bret and his mates, taunting them—and Bret particularly—with grotesque threats and horrific, sharply native acts of violence.”