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The Great Gatsby Animated Movie In Works; Fitzgerald’s Iconic Novel Getting a Film Adaptation Yet Again!

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Nearly a month after it was reported that a television adaptation of The Great Gatsby from Vikings creator Michael Hirst is in development, another adaptation is already in the works! As per Variety, The Great Gatsby is getting adapted as an animated feature film. Author William Joyce is set to helm the animated version of the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel The Great Gatsby. The adaptation of Fitzgerald’s novel will be written by Brian Selznick, who wrote and illustrated the book ‘The Invention of Hugo Cabret’ on which Martin Scorsese’s 2011 film ‘Hugo’ was based. Stargirl Sequel in Works at Disney; and Director Julia Hartare Both Set to Return.

Michael Siegel and DNEG Senior VP Creative Production David Prescott join Joyce as producers for the animated feature film. DNEG Feature Animation will provide animation services. This marks the first time the 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald will be turned into an animated feature. Its most recent adaptation was for Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 film starring actors DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan. Commenting on the upcoming project, Joyce said, “Gatsby continues to cast a powerful spell over readers unlike any other book in American letters. Face/Off: Remake of John Travolta, Nicolas Cage Film in Works at Paramount; Godzilla vs Kong Director Adam Wingard to Helm the Project.

Much of the power of Gatsby comes from the enchantment of Fitzgerald’s prose. He created a vivid dreamscape that, to some degree, has eluded filmmakers since the silent era. The previous film versions were constrained by live-action, but innovative animation could finally realize the elusive quality of the novel.” DNEG Feature Animation is also working with Joyce on an original animated short titled ‘Mr. Spam Gets a New Hat’, which is being created using virtual production techniques.

DNEG shared that virtual production will also be incorporated into the making of ‘The Great Gatsby’ animated version. Fitzgerald’s iconic novel has been adapted several times for film and television, for the first time in 1926. Feature adaptations have included a 1974 version starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow, which won Oscars for its score and costume design, Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 movie starring Leonardo DeCaprio and Carey Mulligan, which won Oscars for production design and costume design.

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Grammys 2021: Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, BTS and More to Perform at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards

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The Recording Academy has announced the names of the artistes set to perform at the 63rd Grammy Awards and the list includes big wigs of music industry like Taylor Swift, BTS, Harry Styles, Chris Martin, Cardi B, Dua Lipa and Billie Eilish. The full performance lineup of the 2021 ceremony, which was uploaded on the official website of Grammy Awards, also feature Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny, psychedelic soul band Black Pumas, singers Brandi Carlile, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Mickey Guyton, Haim, Brittany Howard and Miranda Lambert. GRAMMYS 2021: Here’s How the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards Will Be Celebrated amid COVID-19 Pandemic.

According to the press release, “Artists will be coming together, while still safely apart, to play music for each other as a community and celebrate the music that unites us all.” Rapper Lil Baby, John Mayer, Megan Thee Stallion, Maren Morris, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch will also perform. Dua Lipa, Ricch and Swift are among this year’s top nominees, with six nods each, while pop star Beyonce is leading the list with nine nominations. After Weekend, Halsey Also Slams Grammys for Corruption, Says ’Hoping for More Transparency ‘.

The ceremony, scheduled to be held on March 14, will take at the Los Angeles Convention Center with COVID-19 protocols in place. Other venues will be used for the reading of nominations and announcement of winners in various categories. Trevor Noah will be hosting the show.

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Prince Harry-Meghan Markle On Oprah Winfrey Interview: Here’s How Tyler Perry Rescued The Couple After Their Security Was Stripped

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Prince Harry and Markle decided to break away from the Royal Family and last year, they moved to Canada. But it wasn’t as smooth as it sounds. Harry and Meghan in their expose interview with Oprah Winfrey shared that their royal security was stripped all of a sudden and they panicked. That’s when their friend Hollywood filmmaker Tyler Perry came to their rescue. He let them stay at his California residence for three months and also extended his security for their protection. Meghan Markle On How Buckingham Palace Will React To Interview With Oprah Winfrey: How Could They Expect We Would Still Just Be Silent

Speaking to Winfrey, Harry recounted, “While we were in Canada, in someone else’s house, I then got told, short notice, that security was going to be removed. At this point, everyone knew, thanks to the Daily Mail, our exact location.” He further added, “So suddenly it dawned on me, ‘Hang on, the borders could be closed, we’re going to have our security removed, who knows how long lockdown is going to be, the world knows where we are, it’s not safe, it’s not secure, we probably need to get out of here.”

Harry revealed that the reasoning behind leaving them defenseless was a ‘change of ’ as they were not active members of the Royal family.

(The above story first on Onhike on Mar 08, 2021 11:45 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).

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Rani Mukerji on Women’s Day 2021: If Women Celebrated Each Other’s Success, They Would Be Heard a Lot More

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Actress Rani Mukerji says the power lies with women to change the perception about how they are represented every aspect of filmmaking. On the occasion of Women’s Day on Monday, Rani added that if women celebrated each other’s success, they would be heard all the more. “In my journey in the Hindi film industry, I have realised that the power is with the women to change the perception about how women are represented in every aspect of film-making. International Women’s Day 2021: Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, B-town Actresses Who Inspire Us Every Day.

We have to support each other, root for each other and empower each other, so that the road is smoother for others who want to make a name for themselves in the male-driven industry. We have to celebrate each other and our successes collectively to ensure that we are all heard all the more,” Rani said. She considers herself fortunate to have got the opportunity to bring characters to life. International Women’s Day 2021: Men Have Equal Role in Women Empowerment, Says Hema Malini (Watch Video).

“As an artiste, I have been fortunate enough to play some really fantastic self-reliant women on screen and live their inspiring closely. Like me, many actresses over generations have tried to change the conversation about how women are portrayed on screen,” she said. Rani feels blessed that through her films she was given an opportunity to change the conversation of female representation in India.

Rani’s last two films were Hichki and Mardaani 2. She says she wants to continue finding unconventional scripts as these while representing women on screen. “I have throughout my career made conscious decisions to portray strong women characters on screen who led by example for society. I have chosen to play women characters who can command respect, because of their uninhibited life choices,” she said.

“I will be inclined to pick projects that have a powerful story to tell through the eyes of a bold, upright woman who doesn’t fear voicing her opinions and is confident about being herself,” she summed up.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Mar 08, 2021 11:44 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).

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