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Ansel Elgort To Star In Dual Role For Indie Drama ‘Jonathan’

The film will be directed by "Guilt" helmer Bill Oliver.

Ansel Elgort

Ansel Elgort is going to be pulling double duty on his next film. The “Divergent” actor will be portraying twin brothers in Bill Oliver’s independent film, “Jonathan.”

Per Deadline, who first reported the news, the movie tells the story of Jonathan, a successful architect who lives a normal life dictated by a strict routine. Jonathan’s twin brother John, on the other hand, sleeps all day and spends the night secretly socializing. When Jonathan discovers that John has a secret girlfriend, Elena, he forces John to end things and then starts a new relationship with her out of curiosity and jealousy. The brother soon finds out of his sibling’s betrayal and things spiral out of control.

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The film is written by Oliver and Peter Nickowitz. Producers include Randy Manis and Ricky Tollman, with Neal Dodson executive producing. Filming is expected to begin next month in New York.

Elgort is best known for his breakout role in “The Fault in Our Stars.” He can be seen next in James Cox’s “Billionaire Boys Club” and Edgar Wright’s “Baby Driver,” out March 17, 2017. It was recently reported that he would also be starring in the Warner Bros. adaptation of the video game “Dungeons & Dragons,” which is set to be directed by Rob Letterman.

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