Hollywood stars Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts are coming together on screen for the first time in 27 years.
Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts will be uniting in the film “Leave The World Behind”, which is based on Rumaan Alam’s upcoming novel. Netflix has acquired feature film rights to the novel, leading to what is believed is a blockbuster payday for the two stars, reports variety.com.
Sam Esmail, whose credits include “Mr. Robot” and “Homecoming”, is set to direct from his adapted script.
“Leave The World Behind” is about two families, who are forced to stay together on a long weekend that has gone wrong. Roberts will play the mother of the family that rents a house and Denzel Washington will portray the homeowner.
The story explores the complexities of parenthood, race, and class. Alam’s novel “Leave The World Behind” novel will be out in October later this year.
Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts previously co-starred in Alan J. Pakula’s 1993 legal thriller, “The Pelican Brief”, which was based on novelist John Grisham’s bestseller.
Ever since the news of the ‘Leave The World Behind’ broke in, fans have been going gaga over the same. We will get see this iconic duo working their magic again on the big screens after 27 long years.
Can’t wait to see Denzel Washington & Julia Roberts working their charm!