The Great Gatsby: Television Adaptation Could Be Live Soon!


According to the producer, this new version of the legendary novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald will approach the story from a modern perspective on gender, race and sexual orientation.

Throughout the history of the entertainment industry, we have seen how many films served as the basis for as many series of television (and vice versa), with its ensuing debate about which version is the best.  The Great Gatsby,” F. Scott Fitzgerald’s acclaimed novel about the mysterious billionaire, will join this long list of re-adaptations and be brought to the small screen.

Like any good story, this mythical novel has been made into a film on many occasions (in 1926, 1949, 1974 and 2013). However, this latest version that is expected to be released in a miniseries format will be somewhat different, as it will give a twist to the story.

The serial re-adaptation of ‘The Great Gatsby’ will approach the story from a more modern perspective

Centered in the New York of the 1920s, it will approach history from the point of view of the African American communities of the time instead of focusing on elitist white societies as we saw earlier.

In addition, according to its producer, Michael Hirst (responsible for other successful series such as ‘The Tudors’ or ‘Vikings’), this new adaptation will tell the tragic story of Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan “through modern optics on the genre, race and sexual orientation” The music scene will also have a special role.

Not much more is known about this project yet, but we have to say that this new retrofit looks great. We will be very attentive to new details that come to light.

So far everything we know at the moment about The Great Gatsby. We will update this article as new details become known so if you want to stay up to date on entertainment news, stay tuned and keep reading ” “.


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