THE first trailer for Challengers, the most recent movie from director Luca Guadagnino, has been launched by MGM, giving followers their first take a look at Zendaya and Josh O’Connor within the romantic sports activities comedy.
The Emmy-winning Zendaya who’s taking part in Tashi Duncan, is initially launched within the trailer as a extremely regarded prospect who catches the eye of Patrick (O’Connor) and Artwork (Faist).
The three get romantic within the trailer, which is ready to Rihanna’s tune S&M, earlier than Tashi suffers a severe leg damage on the court docket that jeopardizes her profession. Afterward, Tashi marries Artwork and and goes on to function his coach.
An official synopsis describes Tashi as “a former tennis prodigy turned coach and a power of nature who makes no apologies for her recreation on and off the court docket.”
“Married to a champion on a dropping streak, Tashi’s technique for her husband’s redemption takes a stunning flip when he should face off towards the washed-up Patrick – his former finest buddy and Tashi’s former boyfriend,” the synopsis reads.
“As their pasts and presents collide, and tensions run excessive, Tashi should ask herself: What’s going to it price to win?”
Director Luca Guadagnino, who beforehand collaborated with Zendaya’s Dune co-star Timotheé Chalamet on Name Me By Your Identify and final 12 months’s Bones and All, advised Selection in October that Zendaya, O’Connor, and Faist (West Aspect Story) skilled for 3 months to play skilled tennis gamers within the movie.
“She’s fantastic,” Guadagnino, 51, mentioned of Zendaya’s efficiency on the time. “I imply, wow. We edited the film and we virtually really don’t use any of her double. She’s so good.”
The movie is directed by Guadagnino from a script written by Justin Kuritzkes. Zendaya can be listed as a producer on the movie, with music composed by two-time Academy Award winners Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The movie Challengers hits theaters on 15 September.