Austin Butler, Jodie Comer and Tom Hanks will star in “Loving” and “Take Shelter” director Jeff Nichols’ subsequent function, Selection has confirmed.
Titled “The Bikeriders” after the 1967 Danny Lyon images guide, the movie tells an authentic story a couple of ’60s midwestern motorbike membership because it evolves over the course of a decade from a neighborhood for outsiders into a much more sinister gang. The movie shall be Nichols’ sixth directorial effort, and his first since “Midnight Particular” and “Loving” premiered in 2016. Sarah Inexperienced and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones will produce by way of Tri-State with Nichols, alongside New Regency. Fred Berger govt produces. The movie will start manufacturing in Cincinnati, Ohio this October.
Butler not too long ago portrayed legendary rock star Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s biopic of the singer’s life. Previous to the movie, he was recognized for his function in “As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood” and his tv work on “Zoey 101,” “Switched at Beginning,” “The Carrie Diaries” and “The Shannara Chronicles.” He’ll subsequent be seen within the Apple TV+ collection “Masters of the Air” and Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune: Half Two.”
Comer is greatest recognized for her acclaimed function as Villanelle within the TV collection “Killing Eve,” which earned her a BAFTA award and an Emmy. Different outstanding credit embrace final yr’s “Free Man” and “The Final Duel.” She not too long ago made her West Finish stage debut within the play “Prima Facie,” which is able to switch to Broadway subsequent yr.
Hardy is thought for his performances within the “Venom” movie franchise, “Inception,” “Dunkirk” and “Mad Max: Fury Street.” For his efficiency within the 2015 movie “The Revenant,” he acquired an Oscar nomination for greatest supporting actor. He’ll subsequent seem within the Netflix movie “Havoc,” set to launch this yr.
Nichols is represented by CAA, Slate PR and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher. Butler is represented by WME, Nameless Content material, The Lede Firm and Sloane, Supply, Weber & Dern. Comer is represented by Impartial Expertise Group, WME, and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole. Hardy is represented by United Brokers, Vary Media Companions and Sloane, Supply, Weber & Dern.