Nicholas Galitzine joins Anne Hathaway in romantic film The Idea of ​​You

Amazon Studios announced that purple hearts Star Nicholas Galitzine has been cast in a lead role opposite Anne Hathaway in Prime Video’s upcoming film adaptation of The idea of ​​you, based on the romance novel of the same name by Robinne Lee. Galitzine will play the role of Hayes Campbell, one of the most popular boy band members in the world.

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Galitzine’s film credits include The rhythm under my feet, Very nervous, handsome devil, The tilt, To shareand The job. The upcoming project marks his final collaboration with Prime Video after starring in his musical adaptation of Cinderella Last year. He will also be seen in the streamer’s upcoming romantic comedy Red, white and royal blue.

The idea of ​​you will be directed and produced by Michael Showalter from a script written by executive producer Jennifer Westfelt. It follows the story of a middle-aged woman who unexpectedly finds a connection with one of the most popular boy band members in the world. The only problem is that he is almost half her age.

“Sophie is a 40-year-old divorced mother,” the synopsis reads. “Sophie’s husband, Dan, left her for a younger woman, and now he’s canceled his trip to Coachella with their 15-year-old daughter. Sophie is picking up the pieces, braving the crowds and the desert heat. There, she meets 24-year-old Hayes Campbell, the lead singer of the hottest boy band on the planet, August Moon.

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The film will be produced by Hathaway for Somewhere Pictures, Lee, Cathy Schulman for Welle Entertainment, Gabrielle Union and Kian Gass for I’ll Have Another, Eric Hayes and Jordana Mollick.

Production is expected to begin next October.

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