Tuesday 20 March 2018

Spielberg to resurrect Kubrick's Napoleon epic

It's been called the 'greatest movie never made' and now it may finally reach the screen – as a television show, writes Tim Walker.

Steven Spielberg has revealed that he is developing a mini-series based on the late Stanley Kubrick's unrealised screenplay, 'Napoleon' – an ambitious biopic about the 19th-century French emperor originally conceived more than 50 years ago.

Spielberg said he intended to produce 'Napoleon' alongside Kubrick's family. Kubrick spent years reading more than 18,000 books and documents about the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, and first completed a draft of his screenplay in 1961.

Irish Independent

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