Article
“They literally should all touch”: Challengers Director Took Things to a Literal Sense for Zendaya’s Hotel Scene That Would Give Tom Holland Sleepless Nights
2024/07/03

ADVERTISEMENT

Starring Zendaya alongside Mike Faist and Josh O’Connor in an unprecedented role, has emerged as one of the most anticipated films of the year. Following the unconventional relationship between three tennis players and how it evolves, the movie has been a topic of discussion about Zendaya’s acting prowess and its concept.

And one of the scenes from the film that has been making the rounds since the first glimpse is the hotel room scene. However, screenwriter Justin Kuritzkes has revealed that the scene was not in the initial draft and was added based on an idea from director Luca Guadagnino, ultimately becoming one of the movie’s most notable moments.

ADVERTISEMENT

Luca Guadagnino’s Vision Inspired ‘ Hotel Room Scene

screenwriter Justin Kuritzkes recently opened up about working with the filmmaker and how his vision for the film led to the addition of one of the most famous scenes in the movie.

In a conversation with , he recalled a discussion with the filmmaker, where he suggested, “

Kuritzkes shared that he took it as a metaphoric statement about how these characters’ lives and desires are interconnected. However, he soon realized that Guadagnino literally meant what he said.

“I heard that, and I thought, ‘Yeah, all these people’s lives are so deeply intwined, and there’s all this desire flowing between all three of them.

ADVERTISEMENT

They’re touching.’ And it quickly became clear that Luca meant, ‘No, no, literally. They literally should all touch.'”

He shared that he was “” by Guadagnino’s concept idea. And it resulted in one of the groundbreaking moments in the film where Tashi visits her fellow players Art and Patrick in their hotel room, initiating a three-way make-out session that culminates in a passionate kiss between Art and Patrick.

Luca Guadagnino Discussed the Crucial Scene in

Filmmaker Luca Guadagnino also shared in a recent interview that the hotel room scene was not initially in the script.

ADVERTISEMENT

In an interview with , he shared that the moment is crucial as it adds depth and complexity to the characters and their relationships.

He suggested that Tashi’s motives extend beyond mere eroticism, indicating a desire for personal growth and exploration of boundaries. he said.

The the competitive erotic energy between Art and Patrick.

“Going back to the canon of the Hollywood golden-age comedy, you can track subtexts in these great films: With Billy Wilder, “Some Like It Hot,” there is this fun with queerness. We discussed a lot about how we could flesh out the basic point that the triangle is not just two people after one, but the corners touch together all the time.”

He emphasized that the triangular dynamic isn’t just about jealousy over one person, but also about the tension and competition between the individuals involved, where each person feels the pressure of not being chosen by one and potentially losing the other.

is playing in theatres.

ADVERTISEMENT

Julia Roberts Came to Collect Money from Guillermo
2024/07/03
George Clooney jokes about kissing Julia Roberts in front of his wife and children during filming
2024/07/03
Julia Roberts, husband Daniel Moder seen together enjoying Kennedy Center Honors
2024/07/03
Jennifer Aniston Wishes Julia Roberts a Happy 55th Birthday…After Matthew Perry Dishes On Both Of Them
2024/07/03
The Weird Career Of Julia Roberts' Brother, Eric Roberts
2024/07/03
The Gross Reason Julia Roberts Almost Quit ‘Leave The World Behind’ Revealed
2024/07/03
Julia Roberts leaves her signature on a plate at the same restaurant Rihanna visited just days earlier... after fans joked the singer 'ended' legendary artists with her drawing
2024/07/03
Eric Roberts Drops Bombshell: 'I Would Love Julia to Play My Sister' in a Movie! Don't Miss Out! #EricRoberts #JuliaRoberts 🎬👫
2024/07/03
Julia Roberts Makes TV Debut After 30 Years in the Biz! Get the Scoop Now! #JuliaRoberts 📺🌟
2024/07/03
📸✨ Imperfectly Perfect: Julia Roberts Embraces Natural Beauty Amidst Paparazzi Frenzy!
2024/07/03
Julia Roberts Shares Rare PDA Photo of Husband Danny Moder for His Birthday
2024/07/03
Julia Roberts Oozes Minimalist Sophistication in Black Coat Dress at Jacquemus Fashion Show
2024/07/03
Julia Roberts Wore a Jacket With Her Iconic ‘Pretty Woman’ Dress to Cover Her ‘Big Butt’
2024/07/03
Spielberg's Struggle: Why He Refused to Work with Julia Roberts Again After $300M Movie
2024/07/03
Star Power: Julia Roberts leaves her mark at celebrity hotspot also visited by Rihanna
2024/07/03
Julia Roberts and Danny Moder's Relationship Timeline
2024/07/03
Julia Roberts Shines in Dazzling Jewels from Her New Chopard Collaboration
2024/07/03
⚠️ Breaking News: Julia Roberts' Latest Photos with Husband Spark Emotional Reactions - Age Doesn't Spare Anyone!
2024/07/03
Shocking New Look: Julia Roberts Stuns Fans in Rare Pink Bodysuit at 55! 😱🔥
2024/07/03
Brace Yourselves: Julia Roberts’ Remarkably Youthful Photos at 55 Leave Everyone Speechless!
2024/07/03