Euphoria‘s Hunter Schafer has closed a deal to star reverse Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway and Emmy winner Michaela Coel in Mom Mary, the pop music pic marking writer-director David Lowery’s third for A24 following his acclaimed efforts The Inexperienced Knight and A Ghost Story.
The forthcoming movie to be launched worldwide by A24 is an epic pop melodrama following a fictional musician (Hathaway) and her relationship with an iconic dressmaker (Coel).
Sources inform Deadline that Schafer will play Hilda, the assistant of Coel’s designer, Sam.
Mom Mary will movie in Germany, with funding from Movie- und Medienstiftung NRW and the DFFF. Lowery, Toby Halbrooks and James M. Johnston will produce alongside Jeanie Igoe of Homebird Productions and Jonas Katzenstein, Maximilian Leo and Jonathan Saubach of the Cologne-based augenschein Filmproduktion. Daniel Hart will pen the movie’s rating, with Jack Antonoff and Charli XCX to jot down and produce its authentic songs.
Schafer has beforehand been in enterprise with A24 as one of many breakout stars of the studio’s hit HBO drama sequence Euphoria, which has secured 9 Emmys to this point and was renewed for a 3rd season early final 12 months.
Most just lately wrapping a cameo function for Yorgos Lanthimos’ AND, Schafer will subsequent be seen in Lionsgate’s Starvation Video games prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, in addition to the Neon thriller Cuckoo which has her starring reverse Dan Stevens and Jessica Henwick. The rising star is represented by CAA, Untitled Leisure and Sloane, Provide, Weber & Dern.