With two Oscar wins already in its bag, Apple Studios releases this year Swan songhas once again put Mahershala Ali in the race for the Oscars. NS Moonlight The actor has also made an appearance in the TV world with an Emmy nomination for his role in the Hulu series frame.
Marvel’s ready to add another big movie to its list blade Actors to star in Netflix’s leave the world behindhandjob time limit Recently reported.
Ali will replace Denzel Washington in the film
Last year, time limit Reported the purchase of the film rights by Netflix, with Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington as actors and producers. Sam Ismail, Director Mr Robot, directed and produced the film.
While Roberts and Esmail still remain on board, Washington will now be replaced by Ali. Now, cast with eat Pray Love The actor will fill in some big shoes left by Ali Washington.
The reasons for Washington’s exit have not been disclosed. For now, we’ll just have to believe, because in the real world, some things just don’t work out. And of course, they always have a reason.
With Ali joining the cast, the film has got another accomplished and talented actor.
‘Leave the World Behind’ is based on Ruman Alam’s novel of the same name
The novel, which came out in October 2020, garnered positive reviews from across the board. It’s on Barack Obama’s summer favorites list. It also made the cut for best book of the year by The Washington Post and several other publications.
The novel is about two families brought together under dire circumstances over a long weekend. A family of four from New York City rents a quiet and luxurious home on Long Island for a week away from the city. Their stay in a secluded property is hindered by the alleged owners of the house.
The homeowners, a black couple, claim a sudden blackout has struck the city. A power blackout renders all modern technology unusable. Now, all humans have each other. While the family on vacation struggles to learn what they can confide in, big questions arise about who can be trusted.
Exploring various themes of family, parenthood, caste, the story also focuses on the changes that relationships go through – as new ones are formed – in moments of crisis.
Roberts will likely play the family’s mother on vacation
Earlier, Diversity reported that Roberts was cast as the mother in the family that would rent the house and Washington was to take on the role of homeowner.
As Ali moves to Washington, it’s likely he will now take on the role of homeowner. The Variety article also mentioned that Esmail will be directing the film with an adapted script of his own.
Only two actors have been associated with this project so far and the story needs more. Additional announcements can be expected as the casting process of the film progresses.
Netflix has not given any further information about the film.
Julia Roberts’ smile is insured for $30 million