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Andy Serkis And ‘Apes’ Director Rupert Wyatt Want To Make Performance-Capture Take On ‘Animal Farm’

Serkis, who’s taken performance capture roles in “Lord of the Rings,” “King Kong” and “The Adventures of Tintin” before ‘Apes,’ is an advocate of the form, and last year set up The Imaginarium, a studio for the technique, through his company Caveman Films. And, according to Empire, the actor has discussed with his ‘Apes’ director Wyatt the prospect of using it for a new performance-capture take on George Orwell‘s classic novel “Animal Farm.”

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darklordzor3759d ago

Could be pretty damn interesting, seeing as how Animal Farm is ripe for movie adaptations and mo-cap would be a great way to accomplish that. I'd be very excited to see this happen, though I must say that the last TV movie made for it (by TNT I think, several years ago) is still one of my favorite adaptations of the book.