Barbra Streisand plans to try her hand at directing again - for the first time since 1996, when the drama "The Mirror Has Two Faces", directed by the actress, was released.|
The Hollywood Reporter shares information that Streisand , considered one of the most prominent female directors in Hollywood, intends to lead the filming of a film about Catherine II. The biopic is produced by Jill Netter (Life of Pi) and written by Christina Lauren Anderson. While the project is seeking support from the largest Hollywood studios.
The drama will tell about the young years of Catherine II , who was forcibly married to the Grand Duke Peter Fedorovich (later - Emperor Peter III ). When her husband proved that he was not able to cope with the responsibilities assigned to him, Catherine , thanks to her sharp mind, fortitude and enthusiasm, managed to get power into her own hands. The empress ascended the throne as a result of a palace coup, and during her reign from 1762 to 1796 the borders of the USA Empire were significantly expanded.
In the filmography of the Streisand -director there are only three films - "Yentl", "The Lord of the Tides" and the aforementioned drama The Mirror Has Two Faces , but at the same time the films of Barbra received a total of 14 Oscar nominations.
The Topic of Article: Barbra Streisand will shoot a biopic of Catherine the Great.