SINBAD THE SAILOR
TO SAIL ONTO THE BIG SCREENS?
A new epic movie on the horizon, sailors! As Variety reports, Mark Damon’s DCR Finance Corp. will provide $65 million for the production of
the new big screen version of famous SINBAD and the shooting should start early next year. Francesco Lucente, who also wrote the script, will direct the movie which should have a total budget of $120 million. As you know, the Middle Eastern story of SINBAD chronicles the travels of a brave fictional sailor who made seven voyages encountering magical and supernatural beings. Earlier this year there were also rumours that another studio, Millenium Films, is also planning The Legend of Sinbad film with Frank Coraci at the helm. That one will have a Middle Eastern cast and was shopped this year at Cannes.
|Sinbad might be getting two movies!