It is described as a drama about a grisly sexual assault and murder, and the mystery of the show will be seen through the competing narratives of multiple characters. The upcoming series of Amblin Television, which is inspired by Akira Kurosawa‘s 1950 masterpiece, “Rashomon“, has found a home at HBO Max. According to some sources, the project has been in the stages of development since the year 2018. Also, for your information, we would like to make you aware of the fact that it is not a remake of the classic movie, but will be retaining the key plot device.Rashomon Series Inspired From Akira Kurosawa Movie
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In this article, we will be revealing all the details that are known at present about the Rashomon movie, which is going to be released on HBO Max soon.
Billy Ray of The Comey Rule, and Virgil Williams of Mudbound, will be writing the script for the drama series. It has been described as a drama about a grisly sexual assault and murder, and the mystery of the show will be seen through the competing narratives of the multiple characters. It will also be exploring the themes of truth and the subjective point of view, in a modern setting.
Rashomon Series Inspired From Akira Kurosawa Movie Coming Soon
Each of the episodes will be presenting the perceived truth of an individual character, putting each, in turn, at the core of the story and narrating the events surrounding the murder from their unique, self-serving point of view. Hisao Kurosawa said that he is delighted to work with Amblin Partners and HBO Max to reimagine Rashomon for today’s audience. He is excited to see his father’s vision through this inspirational story kept alive and made accessible to a new generation.
The co-presidents of TV Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank, will be executively producing along with Mark Canton of Atmosphere Entertainment, Leigh Ann Burton of Opus 7 Entertainment, and David Hopwood.
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Rashomon is considered to be one of the greatest films ever made in the history of cinema. The film won several awards, including the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in the year 1951, and an Academy Honorary Award at the Academy Awards in the year 1952.
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