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‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ Sequel In Works With Galitzine, Perez Returning

Following its enormous success with Red, white and royal blueThe adaptation of Casey McQuiston’s best-selling novel, which last year was among the three most-watched romantic comedies of all time, Amazon MGM Studios has given the green light to develop a sequel, starring Nicholas Galitzine and Taylor Zakhar Perez set to return.

After making his debut in the first film, Matthew López returned to write the script for the sequel – this time, alongside McQuiston. Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter of Berlanti Schechter Films will return to produce the film, joined by the banner’s Michael McGrath, as well as López. McQuiston will serve as executive producer.

Released last August, Red, white and royal blue follows Alex Claremont-Diaz (Perez), who, after his mother (Uma Thurman) is elected president, is quickly cast as America’s equivalent of a young royal. Handsome, charismatic, brilliant – his image is pure millennial marketing gold for the White House. There’s just one problem: Alex has a long-running feud with his overseas royal counterpart, Prince Henry (Galitzine). And when the tabloids get their hands on a photo showing an altercation between the two men, American-British relations deteriorate.

Heads of family, state and others come up with a plan to limit the damage: arrange a truce between the two rivals. What starts at first as a fake Instagrammable friendship turns into something more meaningful than Alex or Henry could have imagined. Soon, Alex finds himself thrust into a secret romance with a surprisingly unstuffy Henry that could complicate his mother’s re-election campaign and upend two nations, and raises the question: can love save the world after all ?

Plot details for the sequel are under wraps. News of its development was announced this evening during a question-and-answer session following a screening of the film at the Culver Theater, which preceded Amazon’s inaugural presentation, scheduled for May 14.

The most watched film in the world on Amazon during its first three weeks of release, Red, white and royal blue would also have generated “a huge increase” in the number of subscribers to the streaming platform, according to a spokesperson.

A rising star, Galitzine can currently be seen opposite Anne Hathaway in Prime Video’s romantic comedy. The idea of ​​you. He also stars alongside Julianne Moore and Tony Curran in the Starz historical drama. Mary and George.

Also a much-watched rising star, Perez has also been seen in The kissing booth movies, Starz Naughty and other projects.

Galitzine is repped by Curtis Brown Group, WME, Anonymous Content, Gang, Tyre, Ramer and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole; Perez of Paradigm, Principal Entertainment LA and Felker Toczek Suddleson; López by CAA, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Gang, Tyre, Ramer; and McQuiston by KT Literary, UTA, and Alexander, Lawrence, Frumes & Labowitz.

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News Source : deadline.com

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