For his subsequent movie, director Colin Trevorrow goes underneath the ocean.
Per the Hollywood Reporter, the director of Jurassic World and near-director on Star Wars Episode IX can be directing and producing Atlantis for Skydance. The filmmaker can be working from a script written by Charmaine DeGraté, an govt producer on HBO’s Home of Dragon (who additionally wrote the fantasy drama’s fifth episode) and can be a author/co-EP on Disney’s upcoming collection Star Wars: The Acolyte.
In accordance with the outlet, the movie can be a fantasy journey flick whose premise relies on the titular fabled undersea civilization. Atlantis (the dominion) has been a fixture in popular culture for many years. If you happen to didn’t examine it in The Silmarillion or Animorphs, you noticed it come to life by means of TV and movies resembling Atlantis: The Misplaced Empire, Physician Who, or (technically) Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly. And even taking one thing like Avatar: The Manner of Water into consideration by way of water expertise, Trevorrow has a whole lot of affect to attract from.
Atlantis was initially in manufacturing over at Common with a script from Alien: Covenant’s co-screenwriter Dante Harper. Trevorrow was hooked up to direct and develop the movie again then as effectively, and Skydance snatched it up as soon as Common opted to return the challenge to the director. He and DeGraté have since retooled the challenge, although it nonetheless accommodates the aforementioned premise that was in Harper’s script.
Notably, the movie can be Trevorrow’s first film after wrapping a bow on the Jurassic World franchise with final 12 months’s Jurassic World Dominion. In truth, it’s possible you’ll do not forget that he talked about eager to make an Atlantis movie in late 2021, months earlier than Dominion’s launch. Past that, Atlantis may even function the director’s first authentic (learn: non-franchise) movie that he’s helmed since 2017’s The Guide of Henry. As for DeGraté, this can be her first function movie challenge. At time of writing, Skydance hasn’t hooked up a particular date to Atlantis.
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