Harry Styles has signed onto another movie, titled My Policeman, based on the book of the same name about a gay cop in 1950s Brighton.
To say Harry Styles has been busy is such a wonderful understatement. If it wasn’t his award-winning Grammys performance, or his choice of clothing as he became the first male to make the Vogue cover issue last December, we’d think he had enough on his plate.
In the film world, Styles has joined Olivia Wilde for Don’t Worry Darling, a psychological thriller. Now according to recent sightings in London, the Sun reports he is working on another movie, titled My Policeman.
Harry in London today – April 9 pic.twitter.com/LmiYjGqtho
— HSD (@hsdaily) April 9, 2021
Styles will reportedly dye his hair blonde for the role as a gay police officer in 1950s Brighton. It is set at time when homosexuality was illegal and outlawed, and was written by Bethan Roberts.
Styles will play the role of Tom Burgess, who has an affair with museum curator, Patrick. If this wasn’t British enough, The Crown star Emma Corrin – who played Princess Diana – is going to be playing his wife, Marion.
Production starts next week, and already there is buzz and excitement from fans.
Things we are excited to find out about when filming starts on Monday: will Harry be blonde? Will they go to Venice? Will Emma and Harry have to film in the sea at Brighton 🥶 ? Who else is in the cast – “Julia” and Tom’s family? What will the aesthetic be? pic.twitter.com/QmBqO1Cf1y
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— MyPolicemanUpdates (@MypolicemanU) April 9, 2021
“Will Emma and Harry have to film in the sea at Brighton?” What will the aesthetic be?” Twitter user @MypolicemanU demanded to know.
Turns out it’s not just Harry that has had his eye on the acting world. Fellow former One Direction member Liam Payne was recently asked if performing at the BAFTAs meant he might go down a similar route as Styles.
“I’ve done a lot of auditions, a lot of tapes. The thing about acting somebody told me, it’s very much like: Are you right for the part and is the part right for you?” Payne said.
“I think it takes a lot of talent, luck and judgment going into acting to actually get into a job.”
You can read more about this topic over at the Film & TV Observer.