According to The deadlineOscar nominees Florence Pugh and Andrew Garfield are currently in negotiations for the lead roles in StudioCanal’s upcoming dramedy titled. We Live In Time. Their casting news comes after Pugh and Garfield recently presented the Best Screenplay Award together at the 2023 Academy Awards.
We Live In Time John Crowley (Brooklyn) will direct from a screenplay written by Nick Payne. More details about its plot and characters are still under wraps. However, the outlet described the project as “a funny, deeply moving, and immersive love story.” Production is expected to begin later this year.
The film will be produced by Sunny March, with StudioCanal executives Ron Halpern and Joe Naftalin tapped to oversee the project for the company.
Pugh earned recognition for her back-to-back breakout roles in Ari Aster’s midsummer and Greta Gerwig Little Girl. For her performance as Amy March later, she earned her first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. In 2021, she joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe, where she appeared as Yelena Belova in Black Widow movie and Hawkeye consecutively. He will next be seen in several high-profile features including Oppenheimer, Dune: Part Twoand Thunderstorms.
Garfield is best known for his performances in acclaimed dramas such as The Social Network, Don’t Leave Me, Hacksaw Ridge, Below Silver Lakeand The Eyes of Tammy Faye. For his leading performance as rent creator Jonathan Larson of Tick, Tick…BOOM!, he received his second Oscar nomination for Best Actor. At the end of 2021, he got the chance to reprise his favorite role as Peter Parker/Spider-Man from his Amazing Spider-Man Sony’s blockbuster hit movies Spider-Man: No Way Home.