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Hot Project Du Jour: John David Washington & Alicia Vikander Lead Luca Guadagnino-Produced Thriller ‘Born To Be Murdered’ From Ferdinando Cito Filomarino

Hot Project Du Jour: John David Washington & Alicia Vikander Lead Luca Guadagnino-Produced Thriller ‘Born To Be Murdered’ From Ferdinando Cito Filomarino

Exclusive: John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman), Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl), Boyd Holbrook (Logan) and Vicky Krieps (The Phantom Thread) have been set to lead cast on hot project du jour Born To Be Murdered, which will be produced by Luca Guadagnino and much of the team behind his Oscar-winner Call Me By Your Name.

Born To Be Murdered is set in Athens and the Epirus region of Greece, where a vacationing couple, played by Washington and Vikander, fall trap to a violent conspiracy with tragic consequences. Ferdinando Cito Filomarino (Antonia) will direct from a screenplay by Kevin Rice. Production is currently underway in Greece.

Producers are Luca Guadagnino and longtime collaborator Marco Morabito for their Frenesy Films, along with longtime co-producer Francesco Melzi and Gabriele Moratti with their MeMo outfit which is also the lead financier. Call Me By Your Name producer Rodrigo Teixera (Rt Features) and Rai Cinema also financed.

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