Bradley Whitford on board 20th Century's Rosaline
A revisionist take on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, the film stars Kaitlyn Dever as the titular character, Isabela Merced as Juliet, and Kyle Allen as Romeo
Bradley Whitford is the latest addition to 20th Century’s Rosaline, the upcoming comedic and revisionist take on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
The film stars Kaitlyn Dever as the titular character, Isabela Merced as Juliet, and Kyle Allen as Romeo. Based on the novel When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle, the film is directed by Karen Maine. The feature has a script adapted to screen by 500 Days of Summer scribes Scott Neustadter and Michael H Weber.
The story retells the famous love story through the eyes of Rosaline, Juliet's cousin, 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.
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.
Whitford was in the news recently for his nomination for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for the fourth season of The Handmaid’s Tale. He is also known for his work in films like Get Out and The Post, and will soon be seen in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s tick, tick… BOOM!.