Director Shana Feste is getting the beautiful people together for a remake of Franco Zeferelli’s Endless Love, with Variety reporting that Gabriella Wilde and Alex Pettyfer are set to star.
Brooke Shields and Martin Hewitt starred in the 1981 version, which was about two teenagers, Jade and David, who fall desperately in love with one another. However Jade’s parent decide their passion is too string and try to stop them from seeing each other. Even David’s rather extreme reaction of burning down Jade’s parents’ house isn’t enough to break them up, although they may have to eventually realise that is they don’t stop, their desire is going to kill both of them. The new version will apparently stick quite close to that plot.
The roles have attracted quite a lot of young talent, with Magic Mike’s Alex Pettyfer beating out Brenton Thwaites for the male lead, with Three Musketeer’s Wilde scoring the female lead over Sarah Bolger and Olivia Cooke.