Tag: The Tempest

Djimon Hounsou Video Interview THE TEMPEST

     December 20, 2010

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Currently playing in limited release is writer-director Julie Taymor’s The Tempest.  Adapted from William Shakespeare, Taymor has added a twist to The Tempest by switching the gender of the sorcerer Prospero into the sorceress Prospera (Helen Mirren).  In addition, Taymor …

Director Julie Taymor Interview THE TEMPEST

     December 9, 2010

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In Julie Taymor’s version of William Shakespeare’s final masterpiece The Tempest, the gender of the traditionally male sorcerer Prospero has been changed into the sorceress Prospera and is played by the illustrious Helen Mirren. The film follows the exiled Prospera …

New Images from Julie Taymor’s THE TEMPEST

     November 10, 2010

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New images have been released for the upcoming adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest starring Helen Mirren and Russell Brand.  Written and directed by Julie Taymor, who also helmed 2007’s Across the Universe as well as the fantastic stage adaptation of …