Maya Hawke has scored her biggest role to date with Friday news that she will be starring in the upcoming comedy Revolver.
The 22-year-old actress will star in the film about a surprise meeting with The Beatles in Alaska in the mid-1960s, Variety reported.
Joining the Stranger Things star as her on-screen father will be her real-life father Ethan Hawke, 49.
New Role: 22-year-old Maya Hawke will star in The Beatles’ teen comedy Revolver alongside her father Ethan Hawke, 49, Variety reported Friday; figure in September in Venice
Revolver is set in 1966 and follows Jane (Maya) a teenager living in Anchorage, Alaska.
The city in the north fell into chaos after the flight carrying The Beatles to Japan stopped unannounced in Anchorage, leaving people in Beatlemania’s fascination.
Jane thought her adulthood ticket involved losing her virginity to George Harrison during the band’s stop at a local hotel, but she knew what she was really looking for. right in front of your eyes.
Not much is known about Ethan’s arc in the movie, but he qualifies as Jane’s father.
The film will be directed by Andrew Stanton of Finding Dory and written by Kate Trefry, who previously wrote the screenplay for Stranger Things.
Teen drama: Maya plays a teenager in Alaska in 1966, who desperately wants to lose her virginity with George Harrison after The Beatles make a surprise landing in Alaska; screened with Ethan in 2018
No problem: Not much is known about Ethan’s arc in the movie, but he’s qualified to play Jane’s father; figure in May 2019
The Beatles withdrew from live shows in 66 and released their masterpiece Revolver; (LR) Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and John Lennon of The Beatles in 1966
According to the Anchorage Daily News, The Beatles made a stop in Anchorage on June 27, 1966, possibly due to a storm on their way.
After hydraulic incidents forced the plane to land for longer than expected, the group landed while local teenagers stared.
The band’s last performance before retiring from live shows was on August 29 at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park.
The hinge year saw the release of one of their greatest albums, the Revolver (which won’t show up until after their Alaska trip), and by December they began recording LP Sgt quan. important. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Main role: She supported the movie Mainstream in Venice last month. She co-starred alongside Andrew Garfield and Jason Schwartzman in the film directed by Gia Coppola; in July 2019
Maya’s role in Revolver will be her most famous to date, but she has garnered a lot of attention and praise after joining the third season of Netflix’s hit Stranger Things.
On Wednesday, she was seen back on set when filming began for season four, and her brother Levon Thurman-Hawke was also spotted working on the show.
Earlier last month, she joined a cast including Andrew Garfield, Jason Schwartzman, Johnny Knoxville and Nat Wolff for the Mainstream premiere at the Venice Film Festival, directed and co-written by Gia Coppola, granddaughter. by Francis Ford Coppola.
She was also featured in her father’s Showtime miniseries The Good Lord Bird, in which he played the abolitionist John Brown.
Dad and daughter timing: She was also featured in her father’s Showtime miniseries The Good Lord Bird, in which he played the role of abolitionist John Brown
On Friday, Ethan’s Instagram account shared a black-and-white photo from his set of photos in his outfit with Maya dressed up to play his daughter Annie.
The Before Sunset star recently triumphed over critics with the experimental Tesla biopic, about influential inventor Nikola Tesla.
He’s currently filming Robert Egger’s film The Northman revenge on the Vikings, which stars a slew of murderers including Nicole Kidman, Anya-Taylor Joy, Willem Dafoe, Alexander Skarsgård, and Björk.
From history: Ethan starred in the critically acclaimed series as abolitionist John Brown