Netflix has already acquired the rights to adapt “Animal farm”
Streaming service Netflix has already established itself as a producer of quality shows and movies. Now he intends to continue cooperation with Andy Serkis. The service bought its production of “Mowgli” from Warner Bros., now acquired the rights to adapt “Animal farm” by George Orwell, which will take Serkis, says Deadline.
Note that the “Barnyard” along with “1984” dystopia by George Orwell. This is a political satire, which in the form of an allegorical parable demonstrates a gradual transition from the good ideas of equality and the construction of utopia to dictatorship and totalitarianism, that is, from the Bolshevik revolution of 1917 to the Stalinist regime.
In the story of the evolution and subsequent degradation of animals that rise up and cast out from the barnyard of his cruel master, farmer-alcoholic Mr Jones. From unlimited freedom, the animals eventually come to the dictatorship of the pigs named Napoleon. The story was published in 1945.
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According to Andy Serkis, the film adaptation of “Animal farm” – his long-cherished dream. In 2012, he announced that he was going to postpone work on the big screen with his production company Imaginarium. But it was not due to lack of funding.
Now that the project has taken under his wing Netflix, the process is certainly going rapidly. The number of producers is also mentioned by Matt Reeves, who worked with Serkis on the two parts of “the planet of the apes”. As for the “Mowgli”, its premiere is scheduled for next year.
Recall, Netflix now will save a canceled project and will show the fourth season of “Lucifer” exclusively for its subscribers.