The Great Gatsby, the 1925 book by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is being made into a television series. The characters from the novel are exposed in the project in a “modern way”, reports Deadline.
The novel by American author Fitzgerald, set in the 1920s and revolving around the mysterious and wealthy veteran Jay Gatsby, has been filmed and adapted into a theater piece countless times. In the most recent film adaptation, by Baz Luhrmann from 2013, Leonardo DiCaprio took the lead role.
The cast for the series adaptation, written by Vikingsmaker Michael Hirst, has not yet been announced. The story has been described as “an exploration of the hidden lives of the characters, seen through a modern lens from a cracked American dream“The” greatness of Fitzgerald’s timeless vision “is not forgotten, the makers of the series tell the film site.
Blake Hazard, a great-granddaughter of the The Great Gatsbyauthor, has approved the project. She manages her great-grandfather’s estate and will also be involved in the series as a producer.
Where and when The Great Gatsby will be shown is not yet known.