Luca Guadagnino continues his rise in the international field and the last important news regards the casting of his next project – this time not about the story of an online casino in Canada. Produced by TriStar Pictures and titled Burial Rites . The protagonist of the film will be the Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence . The film will be the adaptation of a novel written by Hannah Kent.
Burial Rites will tell the story of Agnes Magnusdottir, the last woman to have been publicly executed in Iceland, in 1830. Condemned to death for killing two men and having set fire to their home, Agnes reflects on what happened while waiting the final sentence.
Jennifer Lawrence will also participate in the film as producer with Allison Shearmur, Justine Chiarrocchi, Gary Ross and Jerry Kalajian.
Jennifer Lawrence Oscar for Best Actress for The Positive Side – Silver Linings Playbook in 2018 will recite in Red Sparrow of Francis Lawrence . In 2017 he played in the controversial film Darren Aronofsky Mother !, presented at the Venice Film Festival.
Luca Guadagnino is obtaining wide international acclaim for Call me with your name film written by James Ivory played by Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer and presented at Sundance, Berlin and Toronto.
In Italy it will arrive in theaters next January 25th. In the past Guadagnino had directed The Protagonists Melissa P. I am love and A Bigger Splash .