Michael Showalter (The Big Sick, Wet Hot American Summer) is getting ready to adapt Robinne Lee’s best-selling romance novel right into a film for Prime Video referred to as The Idea of You. Anne Hathaway is already signed on to star and will be joined by Nicholas Galitzine (Purple Hearts, Cinderella) for a story that finds its characters attending a music pageant.
Showalter is directing The Idea of You, which tells the story of Sophie (Hathaway), a 40-year-old divorced mother. Sophie’s husband Dan ended their relationship to be with a younger girl, and now he’s canceled plans to take their 15-year-old daughter to Coachella, one of many largest (and hottest) live performance occasions of the year. Sophie, fed up with Dan’s negligence, decides to take Dan’s place as their daughter’s chaperone. During the fest, Sophie meets Hayes Campbell (Galitzine), the 24-year-old lead singer of the world’s hottest boy band, August Moon. Wow, between 4*Town in Turning Red and Boyz 4 Now of Bob’s Burgers, are boy band story arcs instantly in vogue? Is a BTS highway journey journey film within the works too?
As it seems, Galitzine will star in Red, White & Royal Blue, a movie my accomplice is dying to see. Uma Thurman, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Clifton Collins Jr., Stephen Fry, Sarah Shahi, Rachel Hilson, Ellie Bamber, Aneesh Sheth, Polo Morin, Ahmed Elhaj, and Akshay Khanna additionally star.