Werner Herzog indicators on to direct TV drama Fordlandia
Oscar-winning director Werner Herzog is teaming up with Hyde Park Leisure to convey to life Greg Grandin’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle Metropolis. Set to be tailored right into a TV sequence, Herzog will direct your entire sequence.
Tailored for tv by Oscar-nominee Christopher Wilkinson (Miles Forward), the sequence tells the true story of the richest man on the earth within the ’20s, Henry Ford, and his try and recreate small-town America deep within the coronary heart of the Amazon. Hyde Park’s Ashok Amritraj (99 Houses) and Herzog (Rescue Daybreak) are serving as govt producers, with Addison Mehr and Priya Amritraj co-producing the venture.
“Fordlandia is an unimaginable true story and we’re thrilled to be working with Werner, one of many world’s most iconic filmmakers, and Chris, a very distinctive author” Amritraj stated. “The story of a tycoon with absolute energy imposing his imaginative and prescient of America on the world is extraordinarily related in the present day.”
Herzog is well-known extra for his documentary work, together with the acclaimed Grizzly Man and Encounters on the Finish of the World, whereas additionally having delivered some well-received theatrical items together with Unhealthy Lieutenant: Port of Name New Orleans and Rescue Daybreak.
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