Talk about perseverance! Like Don Quixote, he will be attempting to fulfill his seemingly impossible dream of bringing to the screen a movie about...Don Quixote. Nine years ago, his much-anticipated The Man Who Killed Don Quixote was aborted during production due to a number of reasons. Gilliam made some lemonade out of the lemon with his documentary about the fiasco, Lost in La Mancha. Now, however, comes word he will be attempting to revive the film once again - and this time he might not be tilting at windmills. For more click here
(For our previous report on the aborted film, click here)
Lewis starred in and directed his acclaimed 1963 comedy The Nutty Professor.
Jerry Lewis will star in Max Rose, a dramatic look at an elderly man who reflects on the key moments and people in his life. The film will shoot later this year in Los Angeles. For Lewis, returning to the screen in a starring role is a personal triumph, given the long history of health problems he has had to overcome. The notion of Lewis starring in a drama is not far-fetched. The legendary comic won rave reviews opposite Robert DeNiro in Martin Scorsese's woefully under-rated The King of Comedy in which Lewis played the dramatic lead. For more click here