Coming off the field workplace success of “Creed III,” actress Tessa Thompson is already placing collectively new initiatives, such because the sci-fi movie “Ash” from Flying Lotus and extra “Creed-related movie/tv spinoffs that might contain her character, Bianca. However there’s extra. The Hollywood Reporter is including yet another to the combo, “Hedda,” that may see Thompson reunite with director Nia DaCosta. The pair beforehand labored collectively on the Neon drama “Little Woods.”
That new characteristic movie can be an “epic and visceral reimagination” of Henrik Ibsen’s famed 1890 stage play that may see the actress tackling that titular position with DaCosta dealing with each writing and directing duties. The challenge is being arrange at Orion Footage and Brad Pitt’s Plan B, which have a wonderful observe report for inventive ventures like this one.
The Norwegian play, “Hedda Gabler,” has been known as the feminine model of “Hamlet” and will simply turn out to be a career-defining position for Thompson. The acclaimed play dramatizes the experiences of the title character, Hedda, a normal’s daughter, who’s trapped in a wedding and a home that she doesn’t need. It’s unclear what a “reimagining” would imply, however the play has been each modernized and achieved as a interval piece. Concerning the challenge’s potential, director Trevor Nunn’s 1975 adaptation of “Hedda” would earn Glenda Jackson an Academy Award nomination for Greatest Actress.
DaCosta has been engaged on studio initiatives currently with a reimaging/soft-reboot of the “Candyman” franchise for MGM that starred Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. Subsequent up is the most important movie of her skilled profession releases on November 11, with the “Captain Marvel” sequel “The Marvels.”
Tessa Thompson & ‘The Marvels’ Director Nia DaCosta Reunite For Hedda Gabler Movie At Orion/Plan B