Speaking to New York Times journalist Kyle Buchanan about the HBO show, Guadagnino also mentioned that he recently teamed up with Ocean for some new music. “We were collaborating on a music video that never happened,” Guadagnino told Buchanan, who shared the news via Twitter. “I use the Times to launch an appeal to Frank: Frank, let’s do that video. Come on.”
The title and other specifics of the project were not mentioned, but if it were to be released, it would follow up a number of post-Blonde singles such as “DHL,” “In My Room” and the vinyl exclusives “Dear April” and “Cayendo.”
Guadagnino’s We Are Who We Are is a coming-of-age story following two American kids who reside in a military base near Venice, Italy in 2016, and will explore themes of friendship, first love and “all the unknowns of being a teenager.” Cudi will portray Richard Harper, the father of Jordan Kristine Seamon’s teenage character Caitlin Harper.
I spoke to Luca Guadagnino about his upcoming HBO show and he told me he’d recently worked with Frank Ocean on a secret project. “We were collaborating on a music video that never happened. I use the Times to launch an appeal to Frank: Frank, let’s do that video. Come on.”
— Kyle Buchanan (@kylebuchanan) August 19, 2020
Elsewhere in music, Travis Scott and Kid Cudi are working on a full-length collaborative album.