George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ is coming to the big screen under the direction of Andy Serkis


Andy Serkis, the chameleon-like Hollywood actor, is preparing a promising big-screen adaptation of Rebelion on the farm (Animal Farm), one of the most widely read novels in the world.

The filmmaker and his production company The Imaginarium have teamed up with the animation and visual effects studios Aniventure and Cinesite to create a new adaptation of George Orwell’s novel written in 1945. The script is in charge of Nicholas Stoller, writer of the film The Muppetswho has been developing the project since 2012. In an interview he gave to The Hollywood Reporteralso an actor of The Lord of the rings He stated that he has wanted to do his version of the classic novel for over 1 decade.

He also added:

We keep it as a fable and aimed at a family audience. (…) We are not going to handle politics so harshly. It’s going to be emotionally focused in a way that I don’t think has been seen before. The point of view we take will be slightly different from how it is normally depicted and the characters. We are examining this under a new eye.

This would not be the first adaptation of this novel to the world of entertainment. There is a radio version, a 1954 movie, and a 1999 TV movie starring Patrick Stewart and Pete Postlethwaite. Although the project seems to have been acquired by Netflix, everything indicates that there is no longer a relationship with this adaptation and the streaming platform. streaming.

It will surely be a film expected by audiences related to George Orwell’s literature and in Pajama Surf we will continue to keep you up to date with the details.


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George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ is coming to the big screen under the direction of Andy Serkis