In Amazon Prime Video’s “The Idea of You,” Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway stars as a divorced mother who sparks a passionate love affair with a pop star she meets after taking her daughter to a music festival. And now the object of her desire has been cast on screen.
Nicholas Galitzine will play Hayes Campbell – the 24-year-old lead singer of “the world’s hottest boy band”, August Moon – who has been speculated by fans of Robinne Lee’s best-selling debut novel to be inspired by Harry Styles.
The film follows Hathaway’s Sophie as she saves the day after her ex-husband Dan (who left her for a younger woman) canceled his Coachella trip with their 15-year-old daughter. When she decides to brave the crowds and desert heat to take her daughter to the music festival, Sophie meets Hayes (Galitzine) and the 40-year-old’s life heats up.
The British actor is quickly becoming a popular heartthrob after starring opposite Sofia Carson in Netflix romance Purple Hearts and starring as Prince Charming (aka Prince Robert) in Prime Video’s 2021 reimagining of the classic fairy Camila Cabello’s Cinderella starred in history. Galitzine is set to next star in the streamer’s highly anticipated gay rom-com Red, White & Royal Blue. Based on Casey McQuiston’s best-selling novel, the actor plays Prince Henry, the second British king in the series, who embarks on an unlikely, whirlwind romance with the US President’s son, Alex Claremont-Diaz (Taylor Zakhar Perez).
His other credits include a starring role in Zoe Lister-Jones’ The Craft: Legacy, as well as roles in the Netflix series Chambers, A24’s Share, Handsome Devil, The Beat Beneath My Feet. “The Changeover” and “The Watchman in the Forest”.
The Idea of You is directed by Michael Showalter (The Big Sick, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, The Dropout) from a script by Jennifer Westfeldt, who also serves as executive producer. The Amazon Original film is produced by Oscar-winning actress Cathy Shulman (through her Welle Entertainment label), along with Gabrielle Union (for her I’ll Have Another banner), Hathaway (through her Somewhere Pictures label), Lee, Eric Hayes , Showalter, and Jordan Mollick. I’ll Have Another’s Kian Gass will also serve as executive producer.
https://variety.com/2022/film/news/nicholas-galitzine-anne-hathaway-the-idea-of-you-1235375884/ Nicholas Galitzine stars with Anne Hathaway in Amazon’s ‘The Idea of You’