No, this is not a false alarm or a bait-and-switch state of affairs: two of Hollywood’s most celebrated actors are coming collectively to star in a tragically romantic love story that just about guarantees to set off the waterworks. On Oct. 24, Selection broke the information that Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci wrapped filming on Supernova, a romance that follows the 2 as a longtime couple on a street journey.
The trailer lays out the devastating story of Sam (Firth) and Tusker (Tucci), companions of 20 years who’re touring throughout England visiting associates, household, and locations from their previous after Tusker has been recognized with early onset dementia. Based on the synopsis, the journey takes a flip for the more severe when Sam and Tusker’s concepts for his or her future conflict and result in secrets and techniques popping out and their love for each other being “examined as by no means earlier than.” As their journey progresses, the 2 should query what it means to like one another with the fact of Tusker’s sickness lingering within the background.
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“Supernova is a deeply romantic, fashionable love story,” director and scriptwriter Harry Macqueen mentioned in a press release. “It follows two people who find themselves certain collectively by their love for one another however being pushed aside by the state of affairs they discover themselves in. It’s an intimate, bare portrayal of a relationship dealing with a fissure that threatens to chop it to its very core.”
The film is Macqueen’s second time directing following his 2014 debut movie Hinterland. Regardless of simply wrapping up a six-week shoot in England’s scenic Lake District, Supernova has already inked early distribution offers with varied territories together with the UK’s StudioCanal, which introduced the manufacturing’s wrap on its official Twitter web page.
“We fell in love with Harry’s stunning, tender script for Supernova, a narrative informed with such heat, wit, and maturity,” Alison Meese, head of UK acquisitions at StudioCanal, mentioned in a press release.
And so they positively aren’t the one ones who’ve fallen in love! Followers studying the information on Twitter have been unable to comprise their pleasure at seeing two well-loved actors collectively on display screen. Not solely do Firth and Tucci have that (and we all know that is taboo, nevertheless it’s additionally simply info) “daddy” attraction, however they’re simply phenomenal actors. (Although, as we have mentioned time and time once more, it is about time we glance to precise queer actors to carry these tales to life.) We’re crossing our fingers that the tragedy lurking within the synopsis of Supernova will not make this story as heartbreaking because it appears it can.
Watch the trailer above, and take a look at followers’ reactions when the information initially broke out forward. Supernova shall be launched in choose theaters on Jan. 29, adopted by a digital launch on Feb. 16.
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