As the word is out the final cast of My Policeman is bargaining. Harry Styles to star in Bethan Roberts applauded LGBTQ themed novel ‘My Policeman’ from Amazon Studios and producer Greg Berlanti. With Lily James negotiates her role as female lead which Tony Award Winner Michael Grandage will direct. The scriptwriting is by Prolific writer ‘Philadelphia’ (Ron Nyswaner) who is also a nomination for the oscar.
Berlanti is to work on a production with husband Robbie Rogers and Sarah Schechter from their relabeled Berlanti/Schechter Productions. With Cora Palfrey and Philip Herd on the team will also contribute along with Grandage’s MGC label. The production will presume next spring/summer in England.
The plot of ‘My Policeman’ is of 1950’s Brighton, England. The story starts with Marion a school teacher getting head over heels with the handsome Policeman ‘Tom’. Tom happens to fall for Patrick, a museum curator welcoming Tom to an elite, alluring world. Tom is on Patrick’s hook, but to be secure in the day and age, marries Marion. Now, the two lovers must share, until one of them will knock over give turning point in the three lives.
Lives to tremble
The film will deploy a flashback and takes place in the late 90s. With Tom and Marion’s aging, they bring in home incapacitated Patrick, only to revisit quivering events of the past. As the past makes a visit in the present Tom’s love life with Patrick is out in open of a time when homosexuality was illegal. Styles and James to play Tom and Marion.
The choice for My Policeman was difficult for Amazon. With co-star yet to cast, 26-year-old styles will pair with someone of a little more age. Styles is equipping himself for the role as he gets pictured with a copy of ‘My Policeman’. Styles is exhibiting by CAA and Full Stop Management, while CAA also reps Grandage. James is in support of UTA and Tavistock Wood Management. UTA along with representing Nyswaner. Berlanti is to get cover through WME and Felker, Toczek, Suddleson Abramson.