From book to screen! Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas Found love briefly on set deep waterthe 2022 film is based on Patricia Highsmith’s 1957 novel about a mysterious married couple.
Premiering on Hulu in March 2022, the film brings Page Turner to life. This literary thriller takes place in the quiet town of Little Wesley, where readers meet Vic and Melinda Van Allen, a married couple caught up in an unhappy marriage.This Tender Bar star and no time to die The actresses played Vic and Melinda, respectively.
According to the novel’s summary, their characters “loveless marriages can only be held together by a precarious arrangement, and to avoid the chaos of divorce, Melinda can take as many lovers as she wants, as long as she doesn’t abandon her family.” “Eventually, Vic can’t hold back his jealousy any longer and tries to win over his wife with a tall murder story — a story that will soon come true.” According to the book’s description, Highsmith examines “the eerie reality behind the idyllic exterior of American suburban life.”
While their real-life romance didn’t develop the way their characters did, Us Weekly It was confirmed in March 2020 that the co-stars had started dating during production.
a source told US then lost lover The star was “very supportive” of his then-girlfriend, noting that “Anna’s friends kept telling her how lucky she was to have Ben and thought he was so charming, cool and funny. They were so happy for her.” (Two Human romance ended in failure in January 2021, just months before Affleck reconnected with ex-fiancee Jennifer Lopez That May. )
The film adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel was originally greenlit in 2013. Adrian Lane command on board, and Sam Levinson – Who continues to helm HBO Euphoria — Set to scripting.
“The movie I just shot, deep waterThis is a strange story, adapted from the book by Patricia Highsmith, who is also an amazing writer the brilliant mr ripley and stranger on the train Among other books,” fatal attraction the director told Forbes April 2020. This is fun for me. “
Lane continued at the time: “I’ve always wanted to do, or I like to make a movie about you or me, where you can put your foot in an actor’s shoe and live through them alternatively. I think if you can do that, you You have the audience, and when they leave the theater for dinner, they don’t forget your movie. If you can somehow make the audience recognize themselves from the characters, that’s a big part. I don’t think there’s a formula. I’m not an intellectual by any standard, so I guess my gut feeling is fine.”
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