Even though it’s been more news for their eccentricities or even for accusations of mistreatmentor that the next installment of Indiana Jones no longer has him as the son of the intrepid adventurer who embodies Harrison FordShia LaBeouf decided last year to start a new stage in his life converting to catholicism. And the filming of Padre Piodirected by Abel Ferraraone of the bastions of auteur and independent cinema. A biopic based on the torments suffered by Saint Pio of Pietrelcina and the historic San Giovanni Rotondo massacre that occurred in 1920.
And it has been Ferrara himself who, in an interview for Film Stage, has revealed, but without specifying more details, that LaBeouf he is also involved in the elaboration of a script around Auschwitz and the sinister death camps created by the Nazis.
The Californian actor already has brief experience on the subject, but in scripts for a couple of shorts and in the field of feature films only in honey boy of 2019.
As to Padre Piosignifies his return to a starring role after fragments of a woman 2020, a Netflix movie co-starring Vanessa Kirby and whose premiere was marked by accusations by his ex-girlfriend, the British singer FKA Twigsof “sexual abuse and assault, and emotional distress” motivated by jealousy and the difficult character of her partner.
Now, determined to wipe the slate clean, LaBeouf embarks on his heralded new and religious career at the hands of an Abel Ferrara. who also seems to be willing to direct the script that LaBeouf can write. Meanwhile, to have the first news of how it has turned out Padre Pio we will have to wait for the Venice Film Festival, which will take place from August 30 to September 9, and in a world premiere to which both the filmmaker and his star plan to attend.
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