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Zendaya confirms that sex scenes in ‘Challengers’ were filmed with an intimacy coordinator




Navigating Intimacy on Set: Zendaya Discusses Filming Sex Scenes in “The Challengers”

The upcoming film “Challengers” is already making waves not just for its star-studded cast and gripping storyline, but also for its approach to filming intimate scenes. Actress Zendaya, who plays tennis star Tashi Duncan in the movie, revealed that the sex scenes were fully filmed with the assistance of an intimacy coordinator.

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Zendaya emphasized the importance of feeling safe and comfortable while filming such sensitive scenes. She shared that working with a professional coordinator helped the cast bond and establish trust with each other.

Zendaya’s co-star Mike Faist echoed her sentiments, highlighting the camaraderie that developed among the cast members during rehearsals and beyond. According to Faist, building a real friendship off-screen laid the foundation for their on-screen chemistry.

Directed by Luca Guadagnino, known for his work on “Call Me By Your Name,” “Challengers” promises to be a must-see film when it hits theaters on April 26. With a talented cast and a thoughtful approach to filming intimate scenes, this movie is sure to captivate audiences and spark important conversations about on-screen intimacy.