Before Romeo and Juliet there is Romeo, Rosaline.
A prequel to William Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet” first time A set of star-crossed lovers with heartbreaking endings, as reimagined by novelist Rebecca Serle in her 2010 YA book When You Were Mine.
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Scott Neustadter And Michael H. Weber, the duo who wrote The Fault in Our Stars, The Disaster Artist, and the upcoming series Daisy Jones and the Six, penned the script. Hulu The film “Rosaline” is based on Serle’s novel. The film will premiere on his October 14th on the streaming platform.
Kaitlyn Dever Starring as a classic never seen before and only referenced in Shakespeare’s plays. The film is a fresh comical twist on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, telling the classic love-her story from the perspective of Rosaline, Juliet’s cousin who happens to be Romeo’s ex-girlfriend. It is explained that
“Space Oddity‘ and ‘West Side Story’ star Kyle Allen Isabella Merced (“Father of the Bride”, “Dora the Explorer”) will be cast as Juliet, who steals Rosalyn’s husband. Minnie Driver as Nurse and Bradley Whitford as Friar Lawrence. Dever’s “Booksmart” co-star and breakout her scene-stealer Nico Hiraga also makes an appearance.
According to the official synopsis, ‘Rosaline’ is a fresh and comical twist on Shakespeare’s classic love story ‘Romeo and Juliet’ told from the point of view of Juliet’s cousin Rosaline. (Dever) also happens to be Romeo’s most recent love interest. Rosaline derails a high-profile romance and hatches a plan to get her man back.
‘Rosalyn’ will also serve as a Gen Z Hollywood mogul, with lead star Dever enthralling in the Emmy-nominated ‘Dopesick’ and starring in Julia Roberts and George Clooney’s divorce rom-com.TICKETS TO PARADISEMerced appears in the MCU installment ‘Madame Web’ opposite Dakota Johnson and Sidney Sweeney, and in ‘The Turtles All the Way Down’ with Hannah Marks. In the remake of the live-action version of “Masters of the Universe,” you will play the role of the popular cartoon character He-Man.
Emmy-nominated Dever told IndieWire When choosing a role, she follows her “gut feeling” and intuition.
“As soon as I read something, it’s pretty clear.”can’t believe it‘ explained the actress. “There is such a thing as a real, immediate, full-body physical and emotional response, and I long to be part of a project like that. I want to keep looking for projects that might make an impact, because it’s the best combination of work that allows me to do what I love to do and what I love to do. It’s also part of something that starts a conversation with.”
Check out the trailer for “Rosaline” below.
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