Harry Styles Is Moody As Ever In My Policeman First Photos

Harry Styles Is Moody As Ever In My Policeman First Photos

Don’t Worry Darling — OIivia Wilde’s upcoming period thriller won’t be the only movie Harry Styles is starring in this year.

Today (June 9), Amazon released the initial promo photographs of My Policeman, the romantic drama that finds Styles starring alongside The Crown’s Emma Corrin and The Last Kingdom’s David Dawson. Based on the 2012 book of the same name by author Bethan Roberts, My Policeman is set in 1957 Brighton, England, where Styles’s Officer Tom hides his sexuality by dating a schoolteacher named Marion (Corrin) nevertheless simultaneously has a secret, illicit relationship with a museum curator named Patrick (Dawson). The angst-filled queer movie also jumps back and forth between the 1950s and ‘90s showing the characters in older ages, with Tom played by Linus Roache, Marion by Gina McKee, and Patrick by Rupert Everett.

“The whole point of Tom is that he's a character who is confused. It’s made more problematic by the fact that he’s a police officer, and he’s in a career that is about upholding the law,” director Michael Grandage told Vanity Fair in a new interview. “And the law in the nation at the time is about everything he feels — the complexity of it is something that whoever was planning to play younger Tom and older Tom needed to somehow understand and absorb.”

One moody first-look photo shows Styles, Corrin, and Dawson in sleek ‘50s outfits in front of the framed paintings of a museum; in another, Styles — an eternally wet boy — is soothing in a pool with wet hair.

According to the magazine, Grandage initially did not imagine casting Styles in the film up until he was told by his team that Styles had read the script with excellent interest. At the time, Harry’s acting resumé only consisted of a supporting role because the British Army soldier Alex in the 2017 war film Dunkirk. (Since then, he’s also had his not-so-secret cameo as Eros/Starfox in Marvel’s Eternals.)

once he met the “Watermelon Sugar” singer for the initial time, he was immediately impressed. “He had read the script so several times that he knew each and every beat of it at that meeting. I noticed that incredibly impressive,” he mentioned. “He knew other people’s lines; he knew all of his lines. He knew why he wanted to talk about it, why one scene worked this way and another worked another way.”

This fall will truly be the time to step into Harry’s House. My Policeman is set for a limited release in theaters on October 21 and will be obtainable to stream on Prime Video on November 4. And Don’t Worry Darling hits cinemas September 23.

Currently, Styles is topping the charts since the dropping his third studio album, Harry’s House, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and a few other charts in numerous countries. Lead single “As It Was” still sits atop the Hot 100, and three songs from the album have debuted in the chart’s Top 10: “Late Night Talking” (No. 4), “Music for a Sushi Restaurant” (No. 8) and “Matilda” (No. 9).

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