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Andre Aciman confirms writing 'Call Me by Your Name' sequel

Press Trust of India  |  New York 

Andre on Tuesday confirmed that he is currently the sequel to "Call Me By Your Name".

Amid speculation since the film's release last year, there has been a talk of a sequel with also expressing his desire for a follow-up.

wrote on Twitter, "I would actually love a sequel to 'Call Me by Your Name'. In fact I am writing one."

Veteran wrote the screenplay for the 2017 and became the oldest recipient of an (Best Adapted Screenplay) at the age of 89.

The is based on Aciman's novel of the same name which takes place at the height of the AIDS epidemic in 1987, the gay romance showcased Elio (Timothee Chalamet) and Oliver (Armie Hammer)'s summer love story in 1983, around the time HIV was discovered.

Guadagnino has earlier said he aims to address the HIV-AIDS crisis in the planned sequel.

In September, revealed that a sequel to the Oscar-nominated film was in the works. Chalamet later said and he are "1,000 per cent" ready for the installment.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 12:25 IST