Report Wire - Jessie Buckley, Riz Ahmed to headline sci-fi romance Fingernails

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Jessie Buckley, Riz Ahmed to headline sci-fi romance Fingernails

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Jessie Buckley and Riz Ahmed

British stars Jessie Buckley and Riz Ahmed are set to characteristic collectively in sci-fi romance movie Fingernails. Christos Nikou, finest identified for the 2020 Greek-language drama Apples, will direct the movie from a script he penned with Sam Steiner and Stavros Raptis, reported Deadline.

Described as a “grounded sci-fi love story”, the movie is ready in a world the place a take a look at has been found that measures whether or not {couples} are actually in love. To assist {couples} succeed, love institutes have opened to information them.

“Anna (Buckley) is skeptical of the positive result she’s received with her longtime partner, so she starts working in a love institute as an assistant to Trevor (Ahmed), a mysterious, dedicated instructor,” the official plotline learn.

The undertaking is backed by Oscar winner Cate Blanchett‘s Dirty Films together with FilmNation Entertainment, which can also be financing. Jerome Duboz will function an govt producer.

Buckley is understood for her critically-acclaimed performances in motion pictures similar to Wild Rose, Judy, I’m Thinking of Ending Things and The Lost Daughter. She presently stars in Alex Garland’s Men.

Ahmed lately gained an Oscar for finest live-action quick movie for The Long Goodbye and featured within the Amazon film Encounter.