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Challengers trailer shows Zendaya as a tennis pro caught in a love triangle

Zendaya fans are going crazy over the new trailer for Luca Guadagnino’s new movie, The Challenger.

The 26-year-old actor plays Tashi Donaldson in the upcoming film, about a tennis player whose career was cut off due to an injury. Meanwhile, she becomes entangled in a love triangle with her husband, lover and now best friend.

According to the official synopsis, the film will depict “three tennis players who got to know each other as teenagers as they competed in a tennis tournament to become the winner of the world-renowned Grand Slam and ignited the world.” old rivals on and off the field.”

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A new trailer for the film was released on Tuesday (June 20), sending fans into a frenzy with scenes of Zendaya kissing both of O’Connor and Faist’s characters.

“Zendaya goes one step further to rule the world,” one fan wrote.

Another added: “Watched the trailer for Challenger the movie and I was looking for the character of Zendaya to get with both of them… they were just too good.”

One person wrote: “Who can sleep on a day like today? I need Challenger movie now!”

“I think this new Challengers movie will be Zendaya’s own monster shadow performance,” wrote one fan, referring to the 2001 romantic drama starring Halle Berry and the late Heath Ledger.

“If it sounds like that, she could get Best Actress.”

Another added: “The scope that Zendaya will have in this movie is going to be crazy, I can feel it.”

During a press conference for his 2022 movie Bones and all, director Guadagnino describes Challenger as a story about a trio of “assholes”.

Challenger produced by Amy Pascal and her Pascal Pictures banner, as well as Guadagnino and Zendaya.

The screenplay was written by Justin Kuritzkes and was included on the 2021 Blacklist, a ranking of the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood.

On Tuesday (June 20), Zendaya appeared at Pharrell Williams’ Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2024 at Paris’s Pont Neuf bridge. She wore a sparkly set consisting of a baggy collared top and flared pants.

The Spider-Man: No Way Home the star sat next to Beyoncé and Jay-Z throughout the show.

Challenger in theaters on August 11.


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