Sam Claflin is to star in Irish romantic comedy Love, Rosie – based on Cecelia Ahern’s 2004 novel ‘Where Rainbows End’ – alongside Lily Collins, set to start shooting in Dublin in May.
They will play Irish best friends Alex and Rosie, whose plans to go to college together in the US get complicated by Rosie's unexpected pregnancy.
Although Alex is not the child’s father, the pair stay in touch over the
next 12 years by letters and emails as their lives change and destinies
Sam starred alongside Kristen Stewart in Snow White and the Huntsman, and will next be seen playing Finnick Odair alongside Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Lily Collins played Snow White in Mirror Mirror and will appear later this year in The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones alongside Misfits star Robert Sheehan.
Lily Laight (represented by Sylvia Young Agency) from Torquay. Lily plays a younger version of Elisabeth Olsen in upcoming Therese Raquin, as well as playing Amanda in the West End musical Matilda.
Other cast members of Love, Rosie include Tamsin Egerton, Suki Waterhouse, and Jaime Winstone.
Directed by Christian Ditter, the film will start shooting in Dublin from May to July.
There is an open casting for film extras this Thursday 2nd May at Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, from 11:30am-5pm.
The announcement reads:
We need guys and girls aged 17-25 years.
Girls – if you recently had your debs, bring along a photo of you in your dress.
Guys – Great if you own your own tux but if not don’t worry, just bring along a debs picture & suit measurement details if you have them.
Men and women aged 24-69 years also required for numerous scenes.
Enquiries can be made at: firstname.lastname@example.org.