Not only studio Disney is ready to return popular characters from cartoons and fairy tales to screens: Studio 8 will follow its example. According to the website The Hollywood Reporter , the production company has acquired the rights to the project about Sinbad the Sailor .|
The full-length feature film will be written by Kyle Killen ("Beaver", "Awake" / Awake ), and the director's chair will be taken by the winner of the Emmy Award Miguel Sapochnik ("Game of Thrones" / Game of Thrones ), who managed to work on almost two dozen serials during his career. The project will be produced by David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman, who have written the drama The Fighter, which was nominated for a Oscar .
Details of the upcoming picture have not yet been reported. The adventures of the legendary sailor Sinbad are described in the book A Thousand and One Nights and more than once inspired filmmakers to create films and cartoons. A special place in the history of cinema is occupied by the fantasy "The Seventh Journey of Sinbad", which was remembered by the audience thanks to the special effects of Ray Harrihausen.
Also in 2003, Dreamworks studio released the animation film Sinbad: The Legend of the Seven Seas, in which the title character was voiced by Brad Pitt, and in the mid-90s the series The Adventures of Sinbad was released ( The Adventures of Sinbad ) starring Zen Gesner.
The Topic of Article: Miguel Sapochnik and Sinbad the Sailor set course for the big screens.