The cast of the mysterious indie drama Finalmente L’alba keeps growing. Along with recently-reported Lily James and Academy Award contender Willem Dafoe, Stranger Things actor Joe Keery has reportedly joined the excellent cast.
Finalmente L’alba, also known as Finally Dawn, is an award-winning Italian film written and directed by Saverio Costanzo. The film is still in pre-production, with any major story details being kept under wraps for the time being. Although the production and authors of Costanzo’s fifth feature picture have not yet been made public, the cast is already raising interest. As of the time Collider originally revealed James and Dafoe’s involvement, the film also included Rachel Sennott from Bodies Bodies Bodies and newcomer Rebecca Antonaci. Production is also expected to start in Italy sometime in August with Keery’s casting announcement.
Stranger Things Fan Favorite Steve Harrington
Keery is most known for playing Netflix’s Emmy-nominated ’80s nostalgia show Stranger Things’ fan favorite Steve Harrington. The series’ release in 2016 rocketed the youthful cast to popularity. Resulting in 14 Emmy nominations and taking the top rank as Netflix’s biggest show in the streamer’s history. Despite the actor having a few credits under his belt before then.
In the program, Keery portrays the Hawkins High heartthrob turned kind father of six. Keery joins the cast of FX’s Fargo as Gator Tillman after the fourth season finale of the program. Most recently, Marmalade, a love drama in which he co-stars with Camila Marrone, saw the end of filming. He will next be seen in David Koepp’s virus thriller Cold Storage.
Co-actor Willem Dafoe, who just signed on to star in Patricia Arquette’s Gonzo Girl, is well-known for playing the Green Goblin, Norman Osborn, in films. Including Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man, Robbert Eggers’ The Lighthouse, and most recently, Alexander Skarsgard’s The Northman.
In addition to her roles in Mama Mia! Here We Go Again, Downton Abbey, and her most recent portrayal of Pamela Anderson in Hulu’s original miniseries Pam & Tommy starring Sebastian Stan. James is best remembered for her breakthrough performance in Disney’s live-action Cinderella.
Venice Film Festival
Heavy dramas dominate Costanzo’s movies, and the writer-director frequently contributes to the screenplays. In Memory of Me, Private, and his most recent movie, Hungry Hearts, are some of his feature film credits. However, the romantic thriller, which received numerous Venice Film Festival honors, features Adam Driver (House of Gucci) in a tense drama about a young couple whose bond is tested in a life-or-death situation.