Camila Mendes and Archie Renaux will star in the rom-com ‘Upgraded‘, directed by Carlson Young. Upgraded follows an aspiring art intern Ana (Mendes) is invited on a last-minute work trip to London by her brilliant but intimidating super boss, meeting the handsome and wealthy William (Renaux) on the plane.
The film is directed by Carlson Young from a script written by Christine Lenig, Justin Matthews, and Luke Roberts.
Gulfstream Pictures will be financing the pic. Bill Bindley and Mike Karz are producing for Gulfstream, along with Lena Roklin for Luber Roklin Entertainment, Piers Tempest for Tempo Productions, and Karl Hall. Mendes is joined as an exec producer on the project by Rachel Matthews, Josie Rosen, and Matt Williams.
Gulfstream’s Karz and Bindley told that “We are thrilled to be working with the enormously talented Camila Mendes, Carlson Young, and Archie Renaux, as they pull back the curtain on the art world in this fun and engaging romantic comedy.”
Camila Mendes is best known for her role as Veronica Lodge in The CW’s popular teen drama series Riverdale, based on characters from the Archie Comics, which returns for its seventh and final season next year. she will next star in the Netflix comedy ‘Do Revenge’ alongside Maya Hawke and Sophie Turner.
Archie Renaux is a British actor who can currently be seen starring in the Netflix fantasy series Shadow and Bone, which has been renewed for a second season.