Zendaya was spotted on the set of Luca Guadagninoʼs Challengers, along with Zendaya the film stars Josh O’Connor and Mike Faist. directed by Luca Guadagnino, Justin Kuritzkes penned the script. The filming is underway in Boston and will wrap up in late June. See the images below.
The film follows Tashi, a tennis player-turned-coach who has taken her husband, Art, and transformed him from a mediocre player into a world-famous Grand Slam champion. To jolt him out of his recent losing streak, she makes him play a “Challenger” event — close to the lowest level of the tournament on the pro tour — where he finds himself standing across the net from the once-promising, now burnt-out Patrick: his former best friend and Tashi’s former boyfriend.
Amy Pascal, Guadagnino, Zendaya and Rachel O’Connor of Pascal Pictures produced and MGM acquired rights for the film. The film will release in theaters in 2023.