According to Deadline, Eternals star Barry Keoghan and Euphoria actor Jacob Elordi have signed on to star in Oscar-winning filmmaker Emerald Fennell’s second directorial feature, titled Saltburn, with Margot Robbie attached to executive produce.
They will be joining recently announced leading star Rosamund Pike. Production is expected to begin this summer in the UK.
Saltburn will be directed by Emerald Fennell. It will reportedly be a story of obsession, centering around a grand aristocratic English family. The project will be produced by Fennell along with Josey McNamara, Tom Ackerley, and Margot Robbie through LuckyChap Entertainment.
Fennell gained recognition for her feature-length directorial debut Promising Young Woman, which was led by Carey Mulligan. For her work in the 2020 film, The Crown alum won an Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay out of three nominations. She is currently in production for Greta Gerwig’s live-action Barbie film.