Julie Taymor is about to bring us more Shakespeare. She’s finished filming her stage production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and hopes to show it off at the Toronto Film Festival (which is where we got our first look at Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing, if you recall).
Thoughts? I hear the stage version was quite good. I guess this will be like Christopher Plummer’s Tempest or Sir Ian’s King Lear? She says that we’ll see the audience, all the special effects will be live as they were on stage, and so on.
I’ve only ever seen parts of her Titus. I think that her Tempest has grown on me over the years, even though I was initially quite disappointed in it. I’m anxious to see what she does with Dream.