the Netflix streaming platform She seems determined to prove to the cinema that she has nothing to envy. using different original products, it shows each time a little more that it occupies its place in the middle, which suggests castings Always more impressive.
The rise of Netflix
With the first wave of brilliance in 2019 with IrishAnd Directed by Martin Scorsese, it has an exceptional cast including Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.Show Netflix what they can do. Since then, they have continued to offer films with major titles, not least.
Only last year we saw Dwayne Johnson with Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot in a red notice ; And recently we came Big revenue Jennifer Lawrence, co-starring with big names like Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep and Jonah Hill in a Don’t Seek: Cosmic Denial.
After obtaining a publication catalog from author Roald Dahl last yearIt looks like Netflix is already ready to launch its next project. the The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Famous director Wes Andersonwho has already adapted Fabulous Mr. Fox By Dahl, was about to edit the short story collection The wonderful story of Henry and six others (1977).
Anderson and Netflix already know The name of the actor for the main role of the movie will be Benedict Cumberbatch. to accompany her, We’ll also find Dev Patel, Ralph Fiennes and Ben Kingsley, although their roles in the movie are still unknown at the moment. Production of the film is set to begin at the end of the month in the UK, and Looks like Cumberbatch won’t just play Henry SugarBut he will also emerge as a “link between stories” by taking on “several roles” in the film.
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six Others it will be The eleventh feature of Anderson as director and his second adaptation of Dahl. The film will also be the director’s first collaboration with Cumberbatch, Patel and Kingsley, as Fiennes previously starred in Anderson. Grand Budapest Hotel (2014). But not yet the final confirmation of the film’s distribution, We can expect to find other repeat collaborators with Anderson, with some big names Like Bill Murray, Owen Wilson or Tilda Swinton.
Credits: Grand Budapest Hotel, 20th Century Fox
vein to be exploited
In fact, this is not the first Dahl-based project that Netflix is working on, But it’s the first time they’ve put them in front of the cameras since the deal was done. As mentioned Character Book, prior to acquiring the rights to D.’s business, Netflix has struck deals to develop the series employment Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and ompa lumba characters, Plus a live version From Matilda Inspired by the Broadway musical, to name a few.
Roald Dahl’s widow, Felicity DahlHe recently said in a statement:
Our purposely noble mission is to enable as many children around the world as possible to experience the unique magic and positive message of Roald Dahl’s stories. This partnership with Netflix marks a significant milestone in achieving this goal and is a very exciting new chapter for the Roald Dahl Story Company. I know Roald will be happy.
Source: NHS Women’s and Children’s Fund Birmingham
however, What remains unclear regarding the acquisition of the Dahl catalog by NetflixHere’s what that means for the studios that own the movie rights to some of the stories due to previous deals. Warner Bros., for example, is developing a movie Willy Wonka Set to take place in 2023 with Timothée Chalamet in the title role, but given that Netflix is already working on its own animated series Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryThey may have a free hand, at least for now.
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