Following the Oscar-winning film “The Father”, director Florian Zelle and Anthony Hopkins once again collaborated on the new film “The Son”.
The film began shooting as early as August, and the previously announced cast included Hugh Jackman, Vanessa Kirby and Laura Dern.
Florian Zelle only announced today that Anthony Hopkins had joined the cast, and the filming ended.
“The Son” has started shooting in August this year.
Florian Zelle is a French director, writer and playwright.
His directorial debut “The Father” is adapted from his 2012 award-winning play “Le Père”.
“The Father” starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman.
The film won six Oscar nominations and won two awards for Best Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay.
“The Son” is again adapted from Zeller’s stage play, forming a trilogy with his plays “The Father” and “The Mother”.
“The Son” premiered in London in 2019 and, like his previous stage plays, received rave reviews.
“The Father” explores the impact of Alzheimer’s on father-daughter affection, and “The Son” focuses on adolescent depression.
Tells how the lives of Peter (Hugh Jackman) and his new partner Emma (Vanessa Kirby) are thrown into chaos due to the appearance of his ex-wife Kate (Laura Dern) and their teenage son Nicholas.
Zelle said “He was the first one to read The Son’s script, as one of its characters was written especially for him. “.
But Zelle did not disclose Hopkins’s role in the movie.
“The Son” is expected to be released next year.