Michelle Williams may be about to join Benedict Cumberbatch and Jake Gyllenhaal in Rio. The film comes from Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino, with a script by Steven Knight, the writer behind Taboo and Peaky Blinders.
Rio follows a financial reporter – Gyllenhaal – who travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit a wealthy friend – Cumberbatch – only to get sucked into a plot to fake his friend’s death. Williams’ role currently remains under wraps, and there are also reports that the project has been retitled Let It Fall Back.
Wiliams is currently filming Sony’s Venom, whilst also undergoing reshoots for All the Money in the World the Kevin Spacey scandal saw Christopher Plummer replace him in the pic. She remains attached to the Janis Joplin biopic.
She can next be seen in Todd Haynes’ Wonderstruck, and grand musical The Greatest Showman on Earth.