Hollywood star Uma Thurman has boarded the solid of Disney’s sequel to the younger grownup romantic drama Stargirl. The Julia Hart-directed film, which was a success on streamer Disney Plus in March 2020, was tailored from the best-selling guide of the identical identify by Jerry Spinelli.
The story follows Leo (Graham Verchere), a boy dwelling in Mica, Arizona, who needs nothing greater than an nameless existence however whose life is turned the other way up when he meets and falls for an uncommon and vibrant woman named Stargirl, performed by Grace VanderWaal.
Based on The Hollywood Reporter, the follow-up will see Stargirl’s (VanderWaal) journey out of Mica and into an even bigger world of music, goals and risk.
Thurman will play Roxanne Martel, a musician Stargirl admires and encounters on her journey.
Hart is returning to direct, with Elijah Richardson becoming a member of the solid as romantic lead reverse VanderWaal.
VanderWaal will even write and carry out unique music for the sequel together with composer-musician Michael Penn. Hart and Jordan Horowitz, who co-wrote the preliminary adaptation with Kirsten Hahn, wrote the unique script.
Thurman is at present in manufacturing on Apple TV Plus collection Suspicion, a thriller primarily based on the award-winning Israeli collection False Flag.
The Oscar-nominated actor was most not too long ago seen in The Conflict With Grandpa and Netflix movie Chambers.