Luca Guadagnino in talks to helm ‘Lord of the Flies’

Call Me By Your Name’ and ‘Suspiria’ helmer, Luca Guadagnino, has entered into talks with Warner Bros to take over the helm of their ‘Lord of the Flies’ adaptation.

William Golding’s classic 1954 novel focuses on a group of British boys stranded on an uninhabited island and their disastrous attempt to govern themselves during a nuclear war.

Guadagnino and his producing partner Marco Morabito will produce the movie if terms are agreed upon.

Back in 2017, after Warner won the rights to adapt the story, it was widely reported that the story would take on a gender swap approach with Scott McGehee and David Siegel acting as co-directors. The very thought of a male directing team fronting an all-female lead feature led to a major backlash and the idea was subsequently dropped.

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