Andrew Garfield To Co-Star Opposite Julia Roberts In Luca Guadagnino’s Thriller ‘After The Hunt’ For Imagine And Amazon MGM Studios

EXCLUSIVE: Andrew Garfield is in negotiations to star alongside Julia Roberts in Amazon MGM Studios’ upcoming feature After the Hunt, which will be released in theaters next year. Luca Guadagnino is directing the film from a script penned by Nora Garrett. Imagine Entertainment’s Brian Grazer and Allan Mandelbaum are producing alongside Guadagnino via his Frenesy banner. Imagine Entertainment’s Karen Lunder will executive produce alongside Nora Garrett. The film is targeting a summer start-of-production.

After the Hunt is an intense dramatic thriller about a college professor who finds herself at a personal and professional crossroads when a star pupil levels an accusation against one of her colleagues, and a dark secret from her own past threatens to come to light.

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The project has been a hot property going back to when Imagine landed the script and began developing it at the top of the year with every A-list director and star chasing it. Once Guadagnino and Roberts were attached, Amazon moved fast to land the pic and given the star power already involved it’s no surprise top talent like Garfield are now filling out the ensemble.

The Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor and Oscar-nominated Garfield who will next be seen in A24 and Studio Canal’s We Live In Time opposite Florence Pugh. Garfield was last seen in FX’s Under the Banner of Heaven, which landed him his first Emmy nomination. Previous credits include Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tick, Tick… Boom!, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Searchlight’s The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge, Gia Coppola’s Mainstream, David Robert Mitchell’s Under the Silver Lake, Andy Serkis’ Breathe, Martin Scorsese’s Silence opposite Adam Driver, Ramin Bahrani’s 99 Homes, David Fincher’s The Social Network, and Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man and The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which combined grossed over $1.5 billion at the box office.

Garfield is represented by Gordon & French, CAA and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.

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