Young Georgian film star shooting with Anthony Hopkins

Young Georgian film star shooting with Anthony Hopkins

Georgia’s young film star Irakli Kvirikadze is set to appear in a new production alongside cinema legend Anthony Hopkins, after the young actor was spotted on the set of Riccardo Spinotti’s Now Is Everything.

Photos of Kvirikadze and Hopkins from the filming were shared on social media by the Georgian actor and his partner Elene Makharashvili last weekend.

On the set, the actor — winner of this year’s European Film Promotion Award for the most talented up-and-coming actor throughout the continent — is seen with Hopkins in scenes of the feature.

The young film professional was acquainted to Hopkins  through production designer Lasha Zambakhidze, who is also involved in the filming of Spinotti’s newest work.

The shooting for Now Is Everything is scheduled to finish later this summer, however not many production details are known about the feature, reported.

The young Georgian won the EFP Award after being shortlisted for the European Shooting Stars selection that highlighted the brightest new film talent in late 2017.

He found himself picked among other young European stars after being cast in one of the principal roles in feature drama Hostages, which premiered at the 2017 Berlinale Film Festival.

Kvirikadze then received the EFP prize for the most talented newcomer at the this year’s Berlinale.