Oscar-nominated screenwriter Robin Swicord (The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button) will write and direct a Bermuda-set adaptation of William Shakespeare’s final play, The Tempest.
Producers on the project are New York and London-based M.Y.R.A. Entertainment (Call Me By Your Name). They are now developing the script with Swicord and are planning to move into production in 2019.
The Tempest is said to have been inspired by the 1609 shipwreck of the Sea Venture on the islands of Bermuda, and the producers have decided to take the project