Earlier this month, we reported the news that Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is finally finished and the first official trailer has been released. The long awaited film has been in development hell for almost 20 years but now it’s finally ready to hit the big screen.
Fans of Cervantes’ famed novel, and those of you who also enjoy a good movie, will be pleased to learn that Gilliam’s long awaited adaptation of the classic Spanish novel is set to be the closing film for this year’s Cannes film festival, as reported by Little White Lies. The film’s premiere at Cannes be on May 19 and will also coincide with its official release date in France.
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote stars Jonathan Pryce as the titular knight as well as Adam Driver and and Olga Kurylenko. Director Terry Gilliam is most well known for directing films such as Brazil, 12 Monkeys, and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, as well as being a member of the comedy troupe Monty Python.
Picnic at Hanging Rock is an Australian historical fiction novel by Joan Lindsay set on 1900. The novel’s plot focuses on a group of students at an Australian girls’ boarding school who vanished without a trace at Hanging Rock, Victoria, while on a Valentine’s Day outing. The critically acclaimed novel was first published in 1967 and reprinted by Penguin in 1975.
A limited series of the novel is due to arrive on May 25th 2018, on Amazon Prime! It will star Natalie Dormer, Samara Weaving, Madeleine Madden, Lily Sullivan, Lola Bessis, Yael Stone, Anna McGahan, Sibylla Budd, Ruby Rees and Inez Curro.
Check out the trailer below.
Now it’s to get another adaptation, a modern retelling in fact and it will star Idris Elba who is not only to star in the adaptation, but he’ll produce and direct it too! Read More