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Tilda Swinton isn’t the Mysterious Man in Prosthetic Makeup on the Set of ‘Suspiria’



Tilda Swinton

When on set photos first appeared from director Luca Guadagnino remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 horror classic Suspiria, one rumour went viral stating that it was actress Tilda Swinton dressed as a man in prosthetic makeup.

Today, However, we received confirmation from the director himself, who finally put the rumour to rest. Guadagnino states: “That’s a complete fake news,” he said. “They made a picture of my actor Lutz Ebersdorf and they claimed it was Tilda in make-up.

I don’t know why and I don’t know who.

Here’s the side by side photo of German psychoanalyst and actor Lutz Ebersdorf.

Lutz Ebersdorf Suspiria

Frenesy Film Company, Mythology Entertainment, First Sun Films, and Memo Films produce. Guadagnino, Brad Fischer, Kajganich, Francesco Melzi d’Eril, Marco Morabito, Gabriele Moratti, William Sherak, and Silvia Venturini Fendi are producers on the title while James Vanderbilt, Paul Deason, Massimiliano Violante, and Carlo Antonelli exec produce.

Suspiria follows Susie Bannion, a young American woman who travels to the prestigious Markos Tanz Company in Berlin in 1977, arriving just as one of its members, Patricia, has disappeared under mysterious circumstances. As Susie makes extraordinary progress under the guidance of Madame Blanc, the Company’s revolutionary artistic director, she befriends another dancer, Sara, who shares her suspicions that the Matrons, and the Company itself, may be harboring a dark and menacing secret.

Suspiria stars Dakota Johnson as (Susie Bannion), Tilda Swinton as (Madame Blanc), Chloë Grace Moretz as (Patricia), Mia Goth as (Sara), Jessica Harper as (Anke), Angela Winkler as (Miss Tanner), Sylvie Testud as (Miss Griffith), Renée Soutendijk as (Miss Huller), Ingrid Caven as (Miss Vendegast), Lutz Ebersdorf as (Dr. Jozef Klemperer) and Malgorzata Bela as (Mother).

The film is set for release later this year. Amazon Studios picked up the project last year for worldwide distribution rights and is financing production.

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