MADRID, July 7 (CulturaOcio) –
Zendaya will return on the big screen on September 15 with rivalsfilm in which the young actress puts herself in the place of professional tennis player Tasha. Film directed by Luca Guadagnino (“Call Me By Your Name”) will open the 80th Venice International Film Festival..
Rivals co-stars Josh O’Connor and Mike Feisttwo young people with whom Tashi maintains a relationship love relationship with tennis as a starting point. The world premiere of the feature film will take place at the Italian festival, which will take place from from August 30 to September 9on the Lido island in Venice.
Festival director Alberto Barbero praised Guadagnino’s film in a statement. “In this film, he does not limit his creative energy.as it deals with topics such as love, friendship and male rivalry, and brings a gripping and touching film to lifefull of irony, sensuality and good character. Cinema in its purest form, praised. For his part, Guadagnino said:The director’s dream came true.
“Zendaya starring as Tasha Duncan former tennis prodigy turned coach and a force of nature that makes no apologies for its style of play on and off the court. Married to a losing streak champion played by West Side Story’s Mike Faist, Tasha’s strategy to redeem her husband is getting worse. unexpected turn when he has to meet Patrick, Josh O’Connor’s character (The Crown), who is nothing more and nothing less than his former best friend and Tasha’s ex-boyfriend. As their past and present collide and tensions escalate, Tashi must ask herself how much it will cost her to win.”
In addition to the three protagonists already mentioned, the movie that is hitting theaters next September 15ththe cast consists of Jake Jensen, Heidi Garza, Faith Faye, AJ Lister and André Gadbois, among others.