‘Elvis’ Breakout Olivia DeJonge Joins Cooper Raiff’s “The Trashers’

Olivia DeJonge has joined the stable of Cooper Raiff’s “The Trashers.”


The deal comes on the heels of DeJonge’s breakout effectivity in “Elvis,” by which she carried out Priscilla Presley, the partner of the King of Rock. The film crossed $200 million globally this earlier weekend, turning into certainly one of many unusual movement footage geared in path of older audiences to be a industrial success. The effectivity moreover earned DeJonge some superlatives from critics and awards watchers, with USA At the moment praising her as “spot-on” and Gold Derby’s Edward Douglas singling out her “emotional scenes with [co-star Austin] Butler” and describing her work as “head-turning.”


In “The Trashers,” DeJonge can be a part of an ensemble that options Cooper Hoffman (“Licorice Pizza”) and David Harbour of “Stranger Points” fame. Particulars are being saved beneath wraps, nonetheless the film reportedly follows the rise and fall of Jimmy Galante, a garbage tycoon with ties to the Genovese crime family. It’s Raiff’s adjust to as a lot as “Cha Cha Precise Simple,” the romantic drama that was an unlimited hit at Sundance, the place it scored a $15 million sale to Apple. Raiff moreover directed the acclaimed 2020 indie “Shithouse.”

“The Trashers” is scheduled to start out capturing this fall in New Jersey. Various studios are already circling inside the hopes of landing distribution rights.

DeJonge moreover appeared in M. Night time time Shyamalan’s horror hit “The Go to,” along with the HBO restricted assortment “The Staircase,” and the Netflix drama assortment “The Society.” Completely different credit score embody the TNT assortment “Will” and the films, “Josie & Jack” and “Stray Dolls.”DeJonge is represented by CAA.

A guide for DeJonge didn’t reply to a request for comment.


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