John David Washington starred in True Love by director Gareth Edwards

New Regency will produce and fund the near future science fiction film.

John David Washington as the protagonist in Tenet

John David Washington, who is quickly becoming a household name, will star in the upcoming science fiction story True love, according to the deadline. Washington has made headlines since he starred Spike Leeis hailed by the critics BlacKkKansman, in which he portrayed the real infiltrator of the Ku Klux Klan Ron Stallworth – the first African American detective in Colorado Springs PD. Washington’s career has skyrocketed since then; He directed a talented ensemble Christopher Nolanis curvy principle and recently co-starred opposite Zendaya in Netflix’s romantic drama Malcolm and Marie.

The upcoming film comes from the mind of Gareth Edwards – the multi-talented producer, director, screenwriter and cameraman recognized for Star Wars: Rogue One, Godzilla, and monster. Edwards is currently involved in both writing and directing the project. Left hard (Soul, Strange Magic) will co-produce and finance the film with Edwards and New Regency. According to the Deadline, Edwards committed to work on True Love last year.

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New Regency is behind some of the most famous film companies such as The revenant, 12 years slave, Ex girlfriend, Bohemian Rhapsody, and The big short. This film marks the second pairing of Washington and New Regency in which the actor will also star David O’RussellRegency Enterprises’ upcoming period drama entitled Canterbury glass.

Little is known about the upcoming film, but it is reportedly set to be a science fiction spectacle in the near future. However, with a title like “True Love” there is likely to be some kind of romantic storyline as well.

A release date for the film has yet to be announced and additional casting information remains unconfirmed. Be sure to stop by Collider for more True Love announcements.

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