domenica, Giugno 23, 2024

Webzine di Illusionismo, Magia, Prestigiazione, Prestidigitazione e Prestigiribirizzazione.

Cinema e TvEnglish News

Biopic su Siegfried & Roy

Un film biografico su “Siegfried & Roy” e’ in pre-produzione.

Las Vegas performers Siegfried & Roy are getting the biopic treatment.

The German magicians and entertainers, who were a Las Vegas institution before an onstage tiger attack brought a sudden end to their careers, have signed a deal for a film version of their extraordinary lives.

Philipp Stolzl, director of 2013 period drama The Physician, has signed on to helm the project for German studio UFA Fiction. Physician screenwriter Jan Berger will pen the script. UFA’s co-CEO Nico Hofmann will produce.

“The image of Siegfried and Roy floating down onto the stage in their fantastical outfits, landing amidst a pack of snow-white tigers, has been burned into my mind since I was a boy,” Stolzl said Monday in a statement. “It was truly out of this world. Being able to tell the story of Siegfried and Roy, covering all their successes, desires and dreams, is a wonderful gift that comes with a special set of challenges for me as a director.”

The magicians themselves, Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Uwe Horn, will act as executive producers via their S&R Enterprises shingle, together with Sebastian Werninger and S&R’s Jan Mewes. Pixomondo, the VFX firm which counts Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead among its credits, will handle visual effects on the project.


siegfried roy

Andrea Clemente Pancotti

Principalmente sono io Andrea Clemente Pancotti: infanzia rovinata dai fascicoli di “STUPIRE!” di Carlo “Mago Fax” Faggi. Abbandona l’Arte per poi riscoprirla alla soglia degli ‘anta.“. Ora il team si e’ allargato, siamo comunque un gruppo di amatori, seriamente innamorati della Magia…

Lascia un commento

Il tuo indirizzo email non sarà pubblicato. I campi obbligatori sono contrassegnati *

Questo sito usa Akismet per ridurre lo spam. Scopri come i tuoi dati vengono elaborati.