Sam Claflin and Veronica Echegui topped the romantic comedy Love book, which will be filming next month. Sky is producing the film as Sky Original for its markets, with XYZ Films handling the rights for the rest of the world.
The story tells the story of two writers who come together on a book tour in Mexico. Mayor of Analine Cal Y (On the spot) is based on a screenplay by David Quantick (Veep).
Producers include Michael Knowles of North of Watford Films, Naysun Alae-Carew of Blazing Griffin, Allan Niblo of Vertigo Films, Nick Spicer and Maxime Cottray of XYZ Films and Richard Alan Reid of BuzzFeed Studios. BuzzFeed Studios and North of Watford Films developed the script and BuzzFeed Studios will be a marketing partner for the film.
Sky recently unveiled its content strategy for 2021, which includes a commitment to release two original films per month this year.