Originally recognised of as a theatre play, “Thoroughbred,” a entrance underline from writer-director Corey Finley, drew raves following a Sundance universe premiere on Jan. 21 and was fast snatched adult for 5 million by Focus Features.
The noirish psychological play looks during a dangerous loyalty between dual teenage girls, Olivia Cooke’s Amanda, who can't feel genuine emotions, and Anya Taylor-Joy’s Lily, a prep propagandize tyro presumably ideal and inwardly fractured.
“Thoroughbred” is also important as one of a final roles for Anton Yelchin, who died in a bizarre automobile collision during his home in Jun 2016.
Yelchin came to a plan capable in a genre and full of ideas, says executive Finley, who called a “Star Trek” actor “a extensive participation on set.”
“He was only a extensive participation on set, and unequivocally kind of stretched what that purpose meant in a film,” Finley told TheWrap. “The film arrange of has neo-noir elements and he was only a outrageous tyro film noir.
“[He] came in with a ton of ideas about a character, and unequivocally we consider urged everybody else to move their A game,” a executive continued. “I consider that we’re all only beholden that we had a event to work with him.”
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