Apple recently acquired the rights to a fantastic picture, Terry Gilliam’s “time Bandits”, released in 1981. On it informs edition Deadline.
In the original tape we are talking about the adventures of a young man who accidentally joined the gang of time-traveling dwarfs. In search of treasure, the company moves from epoch to epoch, when the time of Napoleon, middle Ages, early 20th century, a time of Legends and the Fortress of Eternal Darkness where they confront evil.
Television series based on the film, will become a joint project of the companies Anonymous Content, Paramount Television and Media Rights Capital. Terry Gilliam will serve as Executive producer, but will not participate in the work on the script.
The set of actors for a new TV series hasn’t started yet. Perhaps this is due to the fact that Apple has yet to complete certain bureaucratic procedures.
“Bandits of time” was supplemented the collection of original content in the assets by Apple. The company from Cupertino is planning to take its place in the media industry and working on developing a dozen of projects, for participation in which attracts Hollywood superstars such as Reese Witherspoon, Octavia Spencer, Steven Spielberg and others.