Serkis To Direct Farm

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Serkis To Direct Farm

Postby LOLtron » Fri Oct 19, 2012 8:33 pm

Serkis To Direct Farm

Andy Serkis to direct an Animal Farm movie.

Source: Andy Serkis to Direct Adaptation of 'Animal Farm'

Andy Serkis, well known as the performer who brought the movements for characters such as Gollum (Lord of the Rings), King Kong (King Kong), and Caesar (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) to life, will be directing a new Animal Farm (aka. Animal Farm A Fairy Story) movie. Serkis will be bringing the film to market via the company he co-formed, The Imaginarium. Serkis does have a bit of directorial experience. He was chosen by Peter Jackson as a second unit director on the upcoming The Hobbit film.

Serkis says he has found a fresh way of telling the classic story, having it be more of a fable and family friendly, rather than heavy on the political side. They will definitely be using motion capture (the process used to create the characters Serkis played as previously mentioned) in the film, but will also employ other filming styles as well. They are currently in the design phase of the film.

The Imaginarium also has the rights to do a film based on the upcoming science-fiction book "The Bone Season" by Samantha Shannon.

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Re: Serkis To Direct Farm

Postby Herald » Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:50 pm

More Serkis Folk...

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Re: Serkis To Direct Farm

Postby Keb » Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:47 am

They forgot his ingenious performance as Martin Hannett in 24 Hour Party People. :(

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Re: Serkis To Direct Farm

Postby guitarsmashley » Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:38 am

Not to mention his awesomeness in Tin Tin.
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Re: Serkis To Direct Farm

Postby sdsichero » Sat Oct 20, 2012 2:02 pm

guitarsmashley wrote:Not to mention his awesomeness in Tin Tin.

They mentioned it in the article, but I didn't list everything.
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