Born to be Murdered

Luca Guadagnino is among the producers of this upcoming thriller starring John David Washington and Alicia Vikander as a couple on vacation in Greece who get wrapped up in a dangerous conspiracy. Midsommar 2.0? But in Greece? We’ll see!

Release. In October 2020, Netflix acquired distribution rights to the film with the title Born to Be Murdered and is set for a 2021 release. In January 2021, it was announced that the film had been retitled to Beckett and that it would be released in mid-2021.

Starring: John David Washington; Alicia Vikan.

Release date: 2021

Production companies: Frenesy Film; MeMo; RT .

Produced by: Luca Guadagnino; Marco Morab.

Official Trailer


  • John David Washington as Beckett
  • Alicia Vikander as April
  • Boyd Holbrook as Tynan
  • Vicky Krieps as Lena

About  Born to be Murdered

  “Born to Be Murdered” is about in Athens and the Epirus place of Greece wherein a vacationing couple, played through Washington and Vikander, fall entice to a violent conspiracy with tragic consequences. Boyd Holbrook and Vicky Krieps also star in the movie.

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino directed the movie from a script he co-wrote with Kevin Rice. Producers consist of Luca Guadagnino and Marco Morabito for their Frenesy Films along side Francesco Melzi d’Eril and Gabriele Moratti for MeMo with Raicinema.

Cito Filomarino was second unit director on Guadagnino’s “Suspiria,” “Call Me My Your Name” and “A Bigger Splash.” He made his feature debut on 2015 biopic “Antonia,” centered on Italian poet Antonia Pozzi, which performed at movie festivals which includes Karlovy Vary, Torino, Seattle and Gothenburg. The director, who’s the excellent nephew of Italian filmmaker Luchino Visconti, is making his English-language debut on “Born to Be Murdered.”

Washington broke into the entertainment business as a part of the HBO comedy series “Ballers” and starred as Ron Stallworth in Spike Lee’s drama-comedy “BlacKkKlansman,” receiving Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. He leads Christopher Nolan’s time-travel spy movie “Tenet” and stars with Zendaya in the upcoming drama “Malcolm & Marie,” which was offered to Netflix last month during the Toronto International Film Festival. He’s also starring in David O. Russell’s untitled new movie with Christian Bale and Margot Robbie at New Regency.

Vikander was last seen in “The Glorias” as a young Gloria Steinem. She received an Academy Award in the supporting actress category for “The Danish Girl.”


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