We Are Who We Are (miniseries)

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We Are Who We Are
Genre
Created byLuca Guadagnino
Written by
Directed byLuca Guadagnino
Starring
Country of origin
  • United States
  • Italy
No. of episodes8
Production
Executive producer(s)
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor
Release
Original networkHBO

We Are Who We Are is an upcoming American limited television series. A coming-of-age story set in an army base in Italy, the series follows two American 14-year-olds named Fraser Wilson and Caitlin Harper. The series is created, written, produced and directed by Luca Guadagnino. The cast includes Chloë Sevigny, Kid Cudi, Alice Braga, Jack Dylan Grazer, and Francesca Scorsese.[1]

Premise[edit]

The series follows two American teenagers who live on an American military base with their parents in Italy. The series explores typical teenage drama themes including friendship, love and overall confusion—only in this little slice of America in Italy.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

In February 2019, it was announced that Guadagnino, was in talks with HBO to work on a new one-hour, eight-episode show tentatively titled We Are Who We Are. With Guadagnino directing the first two episodes as well as the season finale, and writing the project with Paolo Giordano and Francesca Manieri. Lorenzo Meili and Riccardo Neri were named as executive producers.

The first reports described the main characters, Fraser Wilson and Caitlin Harper as "a detached teenager who hails from New York City" and "a character [that] is hard to describe—beautiful, sometimes disapproving, poetic" respectively.[3]

Casting[edit]

On July 17, 2019, the cast was revealed by HBO and it includes, Chloë Sevigny, Kid Cudi, Alice Braga, Jack Dylan Grazer, Spence Moore II, and newcomers Jordan Kristine Seamon, Faith Alabi, Corey Knight, Tom Mercier, Francesca Scorsese, Ben Taylor and Sebastiano Pigazzi, all in undisclosed roles.[4][5]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography on the series was expected to begin in Italy in late May 2019, with production set to run through October, but production will finally begin in late July.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chloë Sevigny, Kid Cudi, and Jack Dylan Grazer Announced as Cast for We Are Who We Are". HBO. 17 July 2019. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Spence Moore II on Instagram". Instagram. 18 July 2019. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  3. ^ Katz, Brandon (26 February 2019). "Exclusive: Luca Guadagnino Is Working on a New Series for HBO". Observer. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Chloë Sevigny, Kid Cudi, and Jack Dylan Grazer Announced as Cast for We Are Who We Are". HBO. 17 July 2019. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  5. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (18 July 2019). "Exclusive:Chloe Sevigny, Alice Braga, Kid Cudi to Star in HBO Drama From 'Call Me By Your Name' Director". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  6. ^ Katz, Brandon (26 February 2019). "Exclusive: Luca Guadagnino Is Working on a New Series for HBO". Observer. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  7. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (18 July 2019). "Exclusive:Chloe Sevigny, Alice Braga, Kid Cudi to Star in HBO Drama From 'Call Me By Your Name' Director". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 19 July 2019.

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