Creator VikingsMichael Hirst, is working on a limited series that will be a more varied reinterpretation of the iconic novel The great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald.
“I’ve always dreamed of a more varied and inclusive version of Gatsby that better reflects the America we live in, one that might allow us all to see each other in Scott’s romantic text.” He said To The Hollywood Reporter Blake Hazard, who is the writer’s great-granddaughter who is involved in this project as a producer.
A + E Studios and ITV Studios America are the companies that have partnered with Hirst for the series, which will be subsequently sold to a channel or broadcast platform.
“It seems like I’ve lived with Gatsby most of my life: I read it first in school, then I studied it in Oxford in the 1970s, and I’ve reread it periodically since then,” Hearst said.
“Still as fresh as it was when it appeared, it has even gained weight and significance. Now, as the United States seeks to reinvent itself again, it is time to take a fresh look at this timeless history and explore its iconic and iconic personalities through the modern lens of gender, race, and sexual orientation.” .
This series is about The great Gatsby It will focus on the African American communities in New York in the 1920s and its musical culture.
Barry Jossen, President of A + E Studios, said: “Michael remains loyal to Fitzgerald’s novel while developing a modern vision of that legacy that will better reflect America in the past and present, including a broader exploration of female characters.”
The great Gatsby It has many adjustments to the big screen.
For example, Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, and Sam Waterston starred in The great Gatsby (1974) directed by Jack Clayton and screenplay by Francis Ford Coppola, while the film was led by Leonardo DiCaprio, Cary Mulligan and Toby Maguire The great Gatsby (2013), directed by Baz Luhrmann.