Remember the story about a Macbeth starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Jennifer Connelly? I’ve been trying to find news about that in IMDB or something, but nothing. Turns out it does indeed exist, and there’s actually another production of Macbeth going on as well. The competing version would see Sean Bean (Lord of the Rings) and Tilda Swinton (Chronicles of Narnia) in the lead roles, with Steven Soderbergh attached to produce and Luc Beeson possibly directing (says “involved”, and he’s directed The Fifth Element, but it doesn’t say he’s directing here).
Unfortunately the only actual item of interest on the Seymour version is that there is “no firm time table”. The story is mostly about this other version, and then a general back story about how many different Macbeths there’ve been.
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