André Aciman is penning a sequel to “Call Me By Your Name.”
In November, the film’s screenwriter James Ivory told Film Stage that Aciman wasn’t interested in writing a sequel to the 2007 novel.
ABOVE: Samira Wiley accepting the Vito Russo Award at the GLAAD Media Awards. Image is screenshot via YouTube
The 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards continued in New York City on Saturday hosted by Ross Matthews.
“Call Me By Your Name” screenwriter James Ivory blasted director Luca Guadagnino for not including more nudity in the film.
In an interview with the Guardian, the openly gay screenwriter claims Guadagnino did consider filming nude scenes with Elio and Oliver but changed his mind. For Ivory, whose “Call Me By Your Name” screenplay won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, the lack of nudity made the film unrealistic.
ABOVE: DANIELA VEGA at the Academy Awards Sunday night. Screen capture courtesy ABC.
Despite a bloated presentation that clocked in at almost four hours, the telecast of the 90th Academy Awards had some spectacular moments, especially for LGBT movie fans.
ABOVE: Start of the 75th Golden Globes live from the Beverly Hilton Jan. 7, 2018.
The 75th anniversary Golden Globes featured Hollywood actors donning all-black gowns and suits, and wearing #TimesUp pins in support in of those who have spoken out about sexual harassment and to protest gender inequality. It was a hugely important night celebrating women and women’s stories.
But many in the LGBTQ community were left puzzled by the lack of representation among the acting, directing and screenwriting category nominees and winners, even though #TimesUp resonates against homophobia too.