Luca Guadagnino on the set of Bones and All

The Bones and All director and actor have a special bond.

Update of November 18, 2022: Already visible for free since the beginning of the month on France.TV, Call Me by Your Name will be broadcast tonight on France 5. That’s good: its director Luca Guadagnino and its main actor Timothée Chalamet are actively promoting Bones and All, an American road trip also carried by Taylor Russell, in which the actress forms with the young actor a couple of cannibals. The opportunity for the director to reaffirm his desire to follow up on his success in 2017. With one big question, however: will it be done with or without Armie Hammer, the interpreter of Oliver, accused of sexual assault and rapes since its release?

Whereas Bones and All is on the cover of varietyhere is what Guadagnino replied to the American journalist: “In fact, I would love to shoot a second, third or fourth chapter of all my films. Why? Because I really love all the actors I work with and I want to rediscover the joy of what we created together. I have this wish, this deep desire, to shoot a series of Call Me By Your Name. However, I have not yet defined precisely in my head what this new story would be about. Could Oliver be back? “Sure”answers the director, even if he does not specify if this one would always be played by Hammer, who proclaims his innocence despite several complaints from different people, and must soon be judged.

This new enthusiastic reaction about Call Me By Your Name 2 in any case, leaves hope for fans of the original film to find its young hero, Elio. ‘Cause it’s far from the first time Guadagnino talks about his desire to shoot the sequelas can be seen below.

Call Me By Your Name: Pleasure of the senses [Critique]

News of September 7, 2022: One could fear that the Armie Hammer affair buried the project. This is not the case. Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino intends to tell the sequel to Call Me by Your Namereleased in 2017, with Timothée Chalamet in the lead role. A continuation, or rather an extension of the story:

A sequel is an American concept“, Guadagnino explained to Indiewire at the Telluride Film Festival. “They are rather the chronicles of Elio, the chronicles of this young boy who becomes a man. It’s something that I want to do“. That’s good, the author of the novel from which the first film is taken, André Aciman, has since written a second, Find mereleased in 2019. But the director did not indicate if it would serve as the basis for this new film.

five after Call Me by Your NameLucas Guadagnino collaborated again with Timothée Chalamet on Bones and All, a cannibalistic romance with Taylor Russell which was presented in competition at the Venice Film Festival. Of the “reunion” which are not really, since the two men are very close:

Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet in Bones and All
Bones and all with Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet
Yannis Drakoulidis

It’s not like I abandoned Timothée at the start of his outburst and found him years later. We stayed close. I knew we would work together again soon, but it had to be for the right project“.

And the director is amazed by the journey of the young actor, who achieved a new status with his role in Dunes : “Seeing with what humility and rigor he took his first steps towards glory, how this feverish young man became a planetary star, made me so proud. There is a very beautiful bond between him and me“.

Bones and All will be released in theaters on November 23.

Venice 2022: Bones and All, flavorless cannibal romance

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