Entertainment: Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal's film Foe to Amazon in $30million deal

Normal People Stars Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal Reunite in NYC

  Normal People Stars Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal Reunite in NYC Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal starred together in the Hulu series based on Sally Rooney's novelDaisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal reunited for a hangout in New York City, the actress shared in an Instagram post on Tuesday.

MailOnline logo © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

The rights to Saorise Ronan and Normal People star Paul Mescal's project together has been picked up in a massive deal with a media giant.

Ronan, 27, and Mescal, 25, are set to star in a sci-fi thriller - titled Foe - as the film has been obtained in a deal worth over $30million according to Deadline on Wednesday.

The two Irish thespians aren't the only talented names attached to the film as the publication reports that rising star Aaron Pierre will be joining the two of them.

Dynamic duo: Saoirse Ronan, 27, and Paul Mescal, 25, are set to star in a sci-fi thriller - titled Foe - as the film has been obtained in a deal worth over $30million according to Deadline on Wednesday © Provided by Daily Mail Dynamic duo: Saoirse Ronan, 27, and Paul Mescal, 25, are set to star in a sci-fi thriller - titled Foe - as the film has been obtained in a deal worth over $30million according to Deadline on Wednesday Handsome: Mescal is seen  in Italy last month © Provided by Daily Mail Handsome: Mescal is seen  in Italy last month

The 27-year-old London native has replaced LaKeith Stanfield on the project.

Some Tijuana locals say they're hopeful about a new Amazon warehouse that social media users called dystopian

  Some Tijuana locals say they're hopeful about a new Amazon warehouse that social media users called dystopian "It's good for the community because it brings jobs," local resident Rosano Ochoa Builon said of the Amazon facility. "The factory is welcome."Photographer Omar Martinez captured photos of the Amazon facility, the first of its kind in Tijuana, that showed the brand-new facility standing feet away from a sprawling community of makeshift homes made of wood, tarps, and cardboard, where stray dogs lie in unpaved streets.

Pierre recently landed a role as Mufasa in the prequel for The Lion King and will the the lead in Netflix's Rebel Ridge in place of John Boyega.

The site reports that the property was a hot commodity at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year but Amazon was already in exclusive negotiations with  sellers FilmNation, CAA and UTA.

Foe will be directed by Lion filmmaker Garth Davis as he also co-wrote the script.

Dapper: The two Irish thespians aren't the only talented names attached to the film as the publication reports that rising star Aaron Pierre (seen in November 2019) will be joining the two of them © Provided by Daily Mail Dapper: The two Irish thespians aren't the only talented names attached to the film as the publication reports that rising star Aaron Pierre (seen in November 2019) will be joining the two of them Cash to spare: The site reports that the property was a hot commodity at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year but Amazon was already in exclusive negotiations with sellers FilmNation, CAA and UTA © Provided by Daily Mail Cash to spare: The site reports that the property was a hot commodity at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year but Amazon was already in exclusive negotiations with sellers FilmNation, CAA and UTA

The movie is based on the 2018 novel of the same name written by Iain Reid who also wrote the screenplay alongside Davis.

The Chinese film beating Bond at the box office

  The Chinese film beating Bond at the box office The success of The Battle at Lake Changjin is bad news for Hollywood which wants to grow in China.It's a Chinese propaganda film about the 1950s Korean War, centred on a story of Chinese soldiers defeating American troops despite great odds.


Video: Quentin Tarantino receives Lifetime achievement award at the Rome Film Festival (AFP)

According to Deadline: 'Foe is set in a near future when corporate power and environmental decay are ravaging the planet. Junior (Mescal) and Hen (Ronan) are a young couple married seven years and living a solitary life on their isolated farm.

'One night, a stranger named Terrance (Pierre) knocks on their door, bringing news that throws their lives into turmoil: Junior has been randomly selected to travel to a large, experimental space station orbiting Earth.

'The most unusual part? Arrangements have already been made so that when he leaves, Hen won’t have a chance to miss him, because she won’t be left alone — not even for a moment. Hen will have familiar company that pushes her to make a life-changing decision.'

Working relationship: The movie is based on the 2018 novel of the same name written by Iain Reid who also wrote the screenplay alongside Garth Davis © Provided by Daily Mail Working relationship: The movie is based on the 2018 novel of the same name written by Iain Reid who also wrote the screenplay alongside Garth Davis

Filming is set to take place in Australia.

Bid to unionize Amazon workers in New York nears milestone

  Bid to unionize Amazon workers in New York nears milestone NEW YORK (AP) — A bid to unionize Amazon workers at a distribution center in New York City neared an important milestone, as organizers prepared to deliver hundreds of signatures to the National Labor Relations Board as soon as Monday for authorization to hold a vote. Organizers say they have collected signatures from more than 2,000 employees at four Amazon facilities in Staten Island. The bid to establish the Amazon Labor Union in New York City is the second attempt in the past year to form a union at the nation's largest online retailer.

Saoirse is currently acting on stage in London for The Tragedy of Macbeth at The Almeida Theatre as she looked fashionable as always on the red carpet of the premiere last week.

Fans will be able to see Saoirse in action until 20 November, with the star set to head overseas in the New Year to begin production on the new sci-fi movie.

Suited and booted: Saoirse is currently acting on stage in London for The Tragedy of Macbeth at The Almeida Theatre as she looked fashionable as always on the red carpet of the premiere last week © Provided by Daily Mail Suited and booted: Saoirse is currently acting on stage in London for The Tragedy of Macbeth at The Almeida Theatre as she looked fashionable as always on the red carpet of the premiere last week Read more

Taylor Swift's 'Ronan': Mom of Late Boy Who Inspired Song Tearfully Reacts to 'Perfect' New Video .
"I am sobbing. It is so painstakingly perfect," Maya Thompson, mother of Ronan Thompson, said of the video, which includes new photos and videos of her late son In an all-new lyric video for the emotional song "Ronan" released Friday, family photos and videos showcase the child, including sweet footage of Ronan saying "I love you." The new visuals were provided by his mother Maya Thompson, who reacted about the release of Red (Taylor's Version) on Twitter. "This is how I'll be all day. I just listened AND watched Ronan, Taylor's version.

See also