According to The deadlinebreakout Euphoria Star Hunter Schafer has been tapped to join the cast of A24’s upcoming pop music melodrama Mother Mary. She will join previously announced lead stars Anne Hathaway and Emmy winner Michaela Coel. Schafer is set to play the role of Hilda, described as the assistant to Coel’s fashion designer character, Sam.
Schafer will also next be seen in the upcoming Lionsgate Hunger Games prequel The Ballad of Birds and Snakesis set to debut on November 17. This marks the 24-year-old model/actress’s first major movie project after the success of HBO’s Euphoria.
Who Was Involved in A24’s Mother Mary?
Mother Mary will be written and directed by David Lowery, who previously collaborated with A24 on the 2021 medieval fantasy The Green Knight. The drama will also feature original music written and produced by Jack Antonoff and Charlie XCX, with Daniel Hart also signed on to compose the score.
The film will be produced by Lowery, Toby Halbrooks, James M. Johnston, Jeanie Igoe, Jonas Katzenstein, Maximilian Leo, and Jonathan Saubach. Filming will take place in Germany.
Hathaway gained recognition for her iconic roles in The Princess Diaries, Ella Enchanted, The Devil Wears Prada, Interstellar, and Ocean’s 8. For her performance in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Les Misérables, she won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
As for Coel, he received critical acclaim for his work on the HBO drama I May Destroy You as a creator, writer, and lead star. She recently made her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, where she played Dora Milaje warrior Aneka.