Sydney Sweeney is set to star and produce along with Universal Pictures in the upcoming adaptation of Marcus Kliewer’s ‘The Caretaker’. The plot follows, An young woman (Sweeney) who accepts a caretaking job from Craigslist and quickly discovers her responsibilities have stakes far greater and more dangerous than she could have imagined.
The script is penned by Karl Gajdusek. Produced by Michael Bay and Brad Fuller under their Platinum Dunes banner along with Scott Glassgold through his Ground Control banner. Sweeney will executive produce under the Fifty-Fifty Films banner with Jonathan Davino.
Brad Fuller and Sydney Sweeney sold the package The Registration to Sony, and once Platinum boarded for Uni, Sweeney quickly attached to the package building momentum. According to Deadline, Bay and Fuller recently reunited and signed a first-look deal with Universal and this marks the first major package the producing duo delivered to the studio since signing the deal.
Sweeney is best known for her roles in HBO’s The White Lotus season 1 and Euphoria season 2. She will executive produce and star in a new Barbarella movie at Sony Picture, It’s originally based on a French comic, and there was a movie made in 1968. Sweeney next appears in Sony’s Madame Web, She plays the role of Julia Carpenter. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on 16 February 2024. Production is now underway in NYC.