EXCLUSIVE: Sydney Sweeney hasn’t finished working on Sony Pictures yet, sources say to Deadline, the Emmy nominee. Euphoria And The white lotus the actress is attached to star in a new one Barbarella studio film The film is based on Jean-Claude Forest’s French comic series which was made into a 1968 film starring Jane Fonda.
Insiders add that the new film is still in development with no screenwriter or director, but say Sweeney is expected to be executive producer.
Not much is known about this version, but the 1968 film directed by Roger Vadim follows a 41st century astronaut who sets out to find and stop the evil scientist Durand Durand, whose positronic beam threatens to bring evil back to the galaxy. The film wasn’t a huge box office success, but it has since become a cult classic, and in 2020 the Forest estate announced plans for a new film.
Sweeney became a fan favorite with Sony. The studio not only chose her as a co-star in its Marvel movie Madame Webb opposite Dakota Johnson, but also recently acquired the package The registration with Sweeney on board to produce and act.
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Sweeney quickly became one of the most sought-after young stars following her starring roles in HBO’s first season The white lotus and the second season of Euphoria, both earned her Emmy nominations. Moreover Madame Webb, he also recently finished production on Tony Tost’s film National anthem, who is also played by Simon Rex and Halsey, in addition to Reality.
It has also recently launched a manufacturing company and has become practical in that part of the process. Moreover The registration, Sweeney also recently partnered with Endeavor Content to produce a television adaptation of The players’ table.
She is represented by Paradigm and Hansen, Jacobson and Teller.