11/3/08

Taymor to Film The Tempest


This month in Hawaii, Julie Taymor will begin filming The Tempest with Helen Mirren as a female Prospero. According to The Hollywood ReporterDjimon Hounsou (from Blood Diamonds) will play Caliban, Russell Brand Trinculo, and Alfred Molina Stephano. Jeremy Irons will play Alonso.

Caliban, Stefano, and Trinculo surrounded by "divers spirits in the shape of hounds."
From a Taymor-directed stage production of The Tempest.