Euphoria’s Zendaya is coming to netflix with the romantic drama “MALCOLM & MARIE”. Zendaya is co-starring John David Washington from TENET. Sam Levinson’s lush, witty, achingly beautiful film is shot in black-and-white 35MM with cinematography by Marcell Rév. ‘Malcolm & Marie,’ is a pandemic-era movie is headed to Netflix after the streamer acquired worldwide rights to the film in an 8-figure deal.
“I am so grateful to this cast and crew, many of whom are my Euphoria family, for coming together during such uncertain times. We felt privileged to be able to make this film together and we did so with a lot of love. We are all thrilled that it has ended up with Netflix which is unparalleled in allowing filmmakers the freedom to tell their stories that reach audiences all over the world,” Levinson, who also wrote and produced the film, said in a statement.
Malcolm & Marie has Levinson, the Euphoria showrunner and son of Barry Levinson, capturing Washington as a filmmaker and his girlfriend (Zendaya) returning home following a celebratory movie premiere, and expecting to celebrate success. Instead, the evening turns as revelations about their relationships begin to surface, which tests the strength of their love.
Kevin Turen and Ashley Levinson produce, while the executive producer credits are shared by Zendaya, Washington, Yariv Milchan, Michael Schaefer, Will Greenfield, Aaron L. Gilbert and Scott Mescudi.
Shooting on Malcolm & Marie took place amid the Coronavirus pandemic when production on Euphoria had shut down, and occured between June 17 and July 2 in Carmel, California. The producers worked with doctors and lawyers to ensure production followed WGA, DGA and SAG-AFTRA approvals and safety protocols.
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What is Malcolm & Marie About?
Malcolm & Marie is an upcoming American drama film, written and directed by Sam Levinson. It stars Zendaya and John David Washington. A filmmaker (Washington) who returns home with his girlfriend (Zendaya) following a celebratory movie premiere as he awaits what’s sure to be imminent critical and financial success. The evening suddenly takes a turn as revelations about their relationships begin to surface, testing the strength of their love.