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David Oyelowo to star in Disney musical

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David Oyelowo is about to star in a brand new Disney musical film.

The ‘Selma’ star will sign up for forces with Moonlight’s Academy Award-winning author Tarell Alvin McCraney who will pen a script for the approaching venture, titled ‘Cyrano the Moor’.

According to Deadline, the movement image’s tale shall be a mixture of two classics, ‘Othello’ – a well-known tragedy written by way of William Shakespeare in 1603 – and ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’, an 1897 play penned by way of Edmond Rostand.

‘Othello’ tells the tale of the titular Moorish normal whose lifestyles is torn aside by way of his ensign Iago, ensuing in the Venetian military guy murdering his spouse Desdemona.

Oyelowo is not any stranger to the function of Othello having portrayed the phase at the degree in New York closing 12 months along James Bond actor Daniel Craig, who performed villain Iago.

‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ tells the tale of the titular major personality, a skilled poet and musician who has a big nostril.

He lacks self belief due to his large hooter and consequently he can’t convey himself to specific his love for far away cousin Roxane.

In 1990, a movie model of the play used to be made with Gérard Depardieu starring as Bergerac and Anne Brochet performed Roxane.

Earlier this 12 months, Oyelowo signed up to star in time-travel mystery ‘Only You’ in an unknown function.

The approaching movie is to be directed by way of ‘Mean Creek’s Jacob Estes from his personal script and can see Jeanette Bolturno, Jay Martin and Couper Samuelson govt produce.


Source: Bang Showbiz

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