Awkwafina and Glenn Close join the production of Apple tv movie “Swan Song”, a drama that already has Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris on board.
Golden Globe winner Awkwafina will play a close friend of Ali’s character in the drama, reports Deadline, while Cinema veteran Glenn Close will take on the role of Chief Scientist at a facility. Ali was the first named to be involved in the production in February, and has the main role.
“Swan Song” is described as a “genre drama” set in the near future, and explores how far someone will go to make life happier for the people they love, and how much they are willing to sacrifice. in the process.
The film is produced by Apple Studios, Anonymous Content and Concordia Studio. Oscar winner Benjamin Clearly wrote the screenplay and will be directing. Adam Shulman, Jacob Perlin, Jonathan King and Ali are listed as producers.
Although it was originally announced in February and production is slated to begin in the spring, filming has yet to begin, possibly due to the COVID-19[female[feminine pandemic. It is not known when production will begin fully, nor when it will be visible to Apple TV + subscribers.