Director Will Gluck dives back into the world of romantic comedies with Deadline reports that Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell are set to star in an upcoming R-rated rom-com from Gluck.
The film is currently untitled and its plot is being kept under wraps, according to the report. The project will be based on a script by Ilana Wolpert, which Gluck is said to be rewriting. Joe Roth, Jeff Kirschenbaum and Gluck are all set to produce, and Sweeney also gets an executive producer credit. The report also mentions that Sony Pictures has acquired the rom-com, with filming on the project set to begin at the end of next month.
Gluck is no stranger to the world of romantic comedies after directing Easy Ateen rom-com starring Emma Stone, in 2010. The next year, Gluck would write and direct another, Friends with benefitswhich starred Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis.
Both films were praised by critics and audiences, as was Gluck’s next film, the 2014 romantic comedy About last night, which starred Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall and Joy Bryant. Following this turn, Gluck then directed the 2014 film adaptation of the Broadway musical Annie as well as both parts Peter Rabbit films, the last of which was released in 2021.
Sydney Sweeney rose to superstardom after her role in HBO’s Euphoriawhich earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 2022. Next up for Sweeney is a starring role in Sony’s Madame Webas well as the main role in the drama from 2023 Reality.
Glen Powell recently wrapped up a big year after starring in the massive hit Top Gun: Maverick as well as in Devotion. Next up for him is a role in Gary Johnson’s film Hitmana role in the sci-fi action thriller Deputy Xand co-starring with Nick Jonas in the buddy comedy film Foreign connections.