Call Me By Your Name was one of 2017’s most beloved and impactful films. It was based on the 2007 novel by André Aciman, who penned a sequel title Find Me in October 2019. During a recent conversation with Italian newspaper La Repubblica, director Luca Guadagnino revealed that am adaptation of the sequel story was in development and the film’s original stars Timothée Chalamet & Armie Hammer are set to return.
“Of course, it was a great pleasure to work with Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Esther Garrel and the other actors. Everyone will be in the new movie,” Guadagnino said in the interview.
The original story focuses on 17-year-old Elio Perlman. While spending his days with his family at their villa in Lombardy, Italy, he meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who’s working as an intern for Elio’s father. The two bond in a way that allows them both to experience the beauty of awakening desire. The 2019 sequel, Find Me, focuses on Elio’s father, Samuel. While on a trip from Florence to Rome to visit Elio, Samuel encounters a beautiful young woman who upends his plans and changes his life forever.
Call Me By Your Name received four nominations at the 90th Academy Awards including Best Picture. Ultimately, the film took home the award for Best Adapted Screenplay. The film also served as an introduction of Timothée Chalamet to the world. The young actor has gone on to shine in roles in films like 2019’s The King and Little Women. He will next appear as a young Bob Dylan in the singer’s upcoming biopic. Additionally, Armie Hammer will next star in Nicholas Jarecki’s Dreamland alongside Gary Oldman and Evangeline Lilly.
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