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Daniel Craig teaming up with Luca Guadagnino for next movie 'Queer'

By FactsWow Team

Posted on: 12 Dec, 2022

Daniel Craig's movie adaptation

The 54-year-old Golden Globe nominee has been cast in Luca Guadagnino's forthcoming adaptation of beat writer William S. Burroughs' famous 1985 novel Queer, and Justin Kuritzkes is working on the screen adaptation.

The storyline of Queer

In the novel Queer, shy and self-conscious, Lee describes his existence in Mexico City, where he encounters and pursues Allerton, a newly discharged Florida-based American Navy serviceman (based on Burroughs' friend Adelbert Lewis Marker).

Following the second adaptation

In 2011, Oren Moverman's novel was to receive a second adaptation under the direction of Steve Buscemi, with Stanley Tucci, Ben Foster, and John Ventimiglia committed to the lead roles.

Daniel Craig's sexual orientation

Craig's casting follows another scene-stealing performance in the movie Knives Out as an LGBTQ character, where he plays detective Benoit Blanc in director Rian Johnson's upcoming Netflix sequel “Glass Onion,” which debuts the streaming service on December 23.

Daniel starred as a gay

After his sexual orientation came to light, Benoit confirmed that the character was gay.

Gudagnino interest in homosexual characters

Gudagnino established himself as an out homosexual director with his critically and financially successful 2017 adaptation of another LGBTQ classic, André Aciman's 2007 novel “Call Me by Your Name.”

Gudagnino movie nominated

The movie was also nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards.

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