Whether you like it or not, the sequel to Call Me By Your Name is shaping up. In the midst of promoting his cannibalistic horror film Bones And All with his little protege Timothée Chalamet, director Luca Guadagnino gave news of Elio and Oliver’s next adventures to Indiewire. After confirming the return of Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer, as the two lovers as well as Michael Stuhlbarg (Elio’s beautiful father) and Esther Garrel (Marzia, Elio’s ex-girlfriend), things don’t seem so safe, following accusations of violent and sadistic sexual acts against Hammer. “It will be a kind of chronicle of Elijah, the chronicles of this young boy who becomes a man. It’s always something I want to do.” He could therefore film Elio at another stage of his life, without involving the character of Oliver. former lovers four years later, then twenty years later. Faced with the positive reviews of the film and the euphoria of the fans, the writer decided to take up his pen again to offer a sequel to his bestseller. This new part will relate the reunion of the two heroes, as a couple with two daughters. The story will take place five or six years later and will opt for a darker tone. The filmmaker would like to develop the theme of AIDS by situating his film at a time when HIV has become a real epidemic. The screenwriter of the first film, James Ivory, had won his first Oscar at the age of 89. At the last news, the latter had been firm in announcing to Film Stage that he would not return for a sequel. Why ? Simply because he doesn’t want to see his characters age, it would be “horrible”, he declared. one of the best films of 2017, bringing Timothée Chalamet worldwide fame, with a first Oscar nomination in the Best Actor category, then won by Gary Oldman in Les Heures sombres. Article written on April 3, 2020, updated updated September 8, 2022.
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