Now that her standard-issue house vest and dusty dungarees have been returned to the Lucasflm costume division, Felicity Jones is donning a tutu. The Hollywood Reporter has particulars on what it describes as a “scorching pitch” starring Jones, a feature-length adaptation of Swan Lake. In contrast to Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan, the article clarifies, this explicit movie will really observe the plot of Tchaikovsky’s traditional ballet, a few princess who’s was a swan by an evil sorcerer. Jones is hooked up to star as Odette, the aforementioned enchanted aristocrat.
A number of studios are at present competing to provide the movie, which additionally has Italian director Luca Guadagnino—who’s at present in post-production on one other ballet-adjacent challenge, a remake of Dario Argento’s Italian horror traditional Suspiria—on board. Finishing the trifecta is author Kristina Lauren Anderson, who’s been in demand ever since her script Catherine The Nice, a biopic of the Russian empress, topped the Black Listing in 2014. And no, there received’t be any precise ballet, however the pitch describes the movie as a “tentpole,” i.e. “costly,” manufacturing.
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