‘Great Gatsby’ Animated Film in Development

It will be directed by William Joyce and produced by DNEG Feature Animation.

Classical jazz age F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby is being developed as an animated feature with the help of William Joyce and animated by the VFX DNEG house animation arm (Tenet).

The adaptation of the 1925 Fitzgerald novel is written by Brian Selznick, who wrote and designed the book. Hugo Cabret’s invention on the 2011 film by Martin Scorsese Hugo it was fixed. Producer Michael Siegel and DNEG senior vp of creative production David Prescott join Joyce as producers.

Gatsby continues to cast a powerful spell over readers unlike any other book in American letters, “said Joyce, who won an Academy Award for his short film in 2011 Good flying books Mr. Morris Lessmore and who has animated feature beliefs as a writer and exec producer based on his books is Epic, Rise of the Defenders and Meet the Robinsons. “A lot of Gatsby’s power comes from the introduction of Fitzgerald’s prose. He created an animated version that has, to some extent, deterred filmmakers from the silent era. The previous film versions were hindered by live action, but innovative animation could bring about the quality of the novel. ”

DNEG Feature Animation is also working with Joyce on an original animated short title Mr. Spam gets a new hat, which is created using meaningful representation techniques. DNEG reports that meaningful production will also be incorporated into manufacturing The Great Gatsby.

Fitzgerald’s novel has been adapted several times for film and television, for the first time in 1926. Feature changes include the 1974 version featuring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow, which won Oscars for its score and costume design; and Baz Luhrmann’s 2016 film starring Leonardo DeCaprio and Carey Mulligan, which won Oscars for production and costume design.