Sean Teale joins Kaitlyn Denver, Kyle Allen, Isabela Merced in 20th Century's Rosaline
Rosaline is based on the novel When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle, a modern twist on the classic Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
We had earlier reported that 20th Century is developing Rosaline, a revisionist take on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, with Kaitlyn Denver, Kyle Allen, and Isabela Merced attached to star. The latest is that The Gifted star Sean Teale will join the project to play one of the leads.
Rosaline is based on the novel When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle, a modern twist on the classic Shakespeare tale. The feature adaptation has actor Dever headlining as Rosaline, Juliet's (Merced) cousin. The story retells the famous love story through the eyes of Rosaline, an idealistic young woman who also happens to be Romeo's recent ex. She attempts to foil the romance between the famous couple and win Romeo back. It takes her on a journey of self-discovery and she ultimately works to help the star-crossed lovers get back together.
Teale is set to play Dario, a rugged soldier and quick-witted gentleman who finds himself inadvertently mixed up in the Romeo and Juliet saga
The feature has a script adapted to screen by 500 Days of Summer scribes Scott Neustadter and Michael H Weber. Karen Maine is set to direct the film.
Rosaline is produced by 21 Laps, Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen. Emily Morris and Becca Edelman are overseeing for 21 Laps; Sarah Shepard is overseeing for 20th Century.
Teale is best known for starring in titles such as Incorporated, Survivor, The Gifted, Little Voice, etc.