Hollywood star Uma Thurman has boarded the solid of Disney’s sequel to the younger grownup romantic drama Stargirl. The Julia Hart-directed film, which was a success on streamer Disney Plus in March 2020, was tailored from the best-selling ebook of the identical title by Jerry Spinelli.
The story follows Leo (Graham Verchere), a boy dwelling in Mica, Arizona, who needs nothing greater than an nameless existence however whose life is turned the wrong way up when he meets and falls for an uncommon and vibrant woman named Stargirl, performed by Grace VanderWaal.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the follow-up will see Stargirl’s (VanderWaal) journey out of Mica and into a much bigger world of music, desires and risk.
Thurman will play Roxanne Martel, a musician Stargirl admires and encounters on her journey.
Hart is returning to direct, with Elijah Richardson becoming a member of the solid as romantic lead reverse VanderWaal.
VanderWaal can even write and carry out unique music for the sequel together with composer-musician Michael Penn. Hart and Jordan Horowitz, who co-wrote the preliminary adaptation with Kirsten Hahn, wrote the unique script.
Thurman is at present in manufacturing on Apple TV Plus sequence Suspicion, a thriller primarily based on the award-winning Israeli sequence False Flag.
The Oscar-nominated actor was most just lately seen in The War With Grandpa and Netflix movie Chambers.