Braun and Tatum will produce the musical Lady Macbeth on Amazon
Amazon Studios partnered with Scooter Braun (Dave) and Channing Tatum (Kingsman: The Golden Circle) to produce a YA musical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s iconic character, Lady Macbeth, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Details surrounding the plot of the film, which should be written by SJ Inwards, are being held close to the chest by those involved, but sources report that the story will focus on a teenager as she struggles to control herself mortality, while also struggling with the consequences of your ambition. Clues from Shakespeare’s tragic character, who was known for being a calculating woman and inciting her incumbent husband to murder and war, will be used.
The project will be directed by John McPhail, who went to the international audience with the acclaimed 2017 Christmas zombie musical comedy Anna and the Apocalypse. Braun is linked to producing alongside Scott Manson and James Shin for SB Projects, while Tatum will produce with partners Reid Carolin, Peter Kiernan and Michael Parets through his banner, Free Association, with Parets overseeing the Free Association and Shin for SB Projects.
SB Projects currently has a TV contract with the streaming platform, also helping to produce FX’s hit comedy Dave and Scorpion from CBS’s criminal procedure and are currently linked to Anna K of HBO Max, a untitled K-Pop film for Fox and Black Panther. drama A taste of power.
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Inwards is considered a rising scribe and is currently attached to the science fiction project Her Better Self for Amblin with Circle of Confusion attached to produce, in addition to helping adapt Cursed Pirate Girl for Netflix and Boom! Studios.
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