The filming also took place in San Gimignano and in Gaiole in Chianti with beautiful Renaissance settings
Rosaline is an American production by Disney and by 20th Century Studios and it is based on Rebecca Serle’s 2010 novel, When You Were Mine. The movie is a fresh comedic twist on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, with the classic love story now told from the perspective of Juliet’s cousin Rosaline, who in the film is Romeo’s ex-girlfriend.
The movie, directed by Karen Maine, will premiere in 2022. Meanwhile, actress Kaitlyn Dever, known for her lead role in 2019’s Booksmart opposite Beanie Feldstein, unveils first official photo from Rosaline.
The production has chosen the village of San Gimignano, near Siena, to shoot some scenes last September. The movie was shot in Piazza della Cisterna, where a spectacular fountain has been reconstructed in the center of the square for the film. More than 200 people from the American crew including actors and staff partecipated in the filming. Filming also took place in the Brolio Castle in Gaiole in Chianti and in some country roads.
Kaitlyn Dever stars as the protagonist. Minnie Driver, Christopher McDonald and Bradley Whitford also star in the cast, with Kyle Allen as Romeo and Isabela Merced as Juliet. Rosaline is written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (500 Days of Summer, The Spectacular Now, The Fault in Our Stars) and it is based on Rebecca Serle’s 2010 novel, When You Were Mine