Whereasasteroid city expected to appear in French cinemas this Wednesday, June 21, The American director is already working on his next film. For Netflix, he will direct a new adaptation of Roald Dahl, as he already fantastic mr fox, based on the novel of the same name by the British author. This Time, Wes Anderson Has a Collection of Short Stories in His Sight The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six Morein which he selected four stories in order to bring them together in a film that is his trademark, divided into several acts.
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but in an interview with indiewireThe director tells us that the film will actually be a 37-minute short, likeHotel Chevalier He created for Apple in 2007.
“I knew Roald Dahl before I did the Fantastic Mr. Fox movie. (…) I had this new story waiting for me but I couldn’t find the right approach. What I loved about the story were Dahl’s words and writing. I didn’t have an answer when suddenly it dawned on me. It will not be a feature film. It will be short. But by the time I finally agreed to make the project, the Dahl family had lost the rights. They sold everything to Netflix. So I couldn’t do it anywhere other than Netflix. But it makes sense, because it’s not going to be a movie.”
As a reminder, the streaming platform spent approximately $686 million to acquire the Roald Dahl Story Company and thus develop films and series based on the author’s novels. At the moment, Netflix has already released an adaptation of Matilda Multiple series are planned in a musical and universe in December 2022. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Not to be confused with the Warner film on Willy Wonka played by Timothée Chalamet) Seen by Taika Waititi and therefore based on the Wes Anderson film The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More,