Almost 4 years in the past, scorching off of Star Wars, Daisy Ridley signed on to star within the indie film Daddio, however as with most indie films, actors are continuously coming and going on account of scheduling and different points, and now Dakota Johnson is ready to star within the movie, which can pair her with two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn.
Christy Corridor (I'm Not Okay With This) will write and make her characteristic directorial debut with Daddio, and she or he'll additionally produce the movie alongside Emma Tillinger Koskoff, whereas Johnson and Ro Donnelly will produce beneath their TeaTime Footage banner. The undertaking can be shopped on the upcoming Digital Cannes Market, the place these sorts of star-driven packages usually line up financing pushed by international pre-sales.
In Daddio, Johnson will play a younger girl who hops in a taxi after arriving in New York Metropolis. Penn will play the motive force, who strikes up an surprising dialog along with his passenger that shortly modifications from amusing surface-level chit chat to playful banter to searing honesty as regards to delicate matters resembling love, loss, intercourse and energy dynamics inside relationships.
Deadline broke the casting information, describing Daddio as a "contained but kinetic drama [that] explores the complexities of human connection, and proves that an opportunity encounter with a complete stranger can change an individual’s life."
Johnson just lately starred alongside Jason Segel and Casey Affleck within the indie drama Our Good friend, and she or he'll quickly be seen in a small however enjoyable position in St. Vincent's meta-movie The Nowhere Inn. She has wrapped Maggie Gyllenhaal's directorial debut The Misplaced Daughter in addition to the indie film Am I OK? which pairs her with Sonoya Mizuno. Johnson is presently filming Netflix's adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion with Henry Golding, and she or he's set to star reverse Cooper Raiff within the Shithouse filmmaker's subsequent characteristic Cha Cha Actual Easy.
Penn gained Oscars for Mystic River and Milk, and he just lately directed the indie film Flag Day, wherein he stars alongside his real-life daughter, Dylan Penn. Flag Day will premiere at Cannes earlier than hitting U.S. theaters on Aug. 13. As a filmmaker, Penn can be creating a documentary about slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and he has a number of fascinating performing autos on the horizon. He'll star alongside Julia Roberts and Dan Stevens in Sam Esmail's Watergate sequence Gaslit, and he's set to play President Andrew Jackson in HBO's restricted sequence American Lion. Moreover, Penn is hooked up to star reverse Tye Sheridan within the paramedic drama Black Flies, so clearly, there's lots on his plate. I simply hope he can discover time to make all these tasks in between his humanitarian efforts.
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