Julie Taymor, who did a stunning adaptation of the harrowing Titus Andronicus, is set to adapt Shakespeare’s The Tempest for film. Russell Brand, of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, is set to play the drunken clown Trinculo.
You’ll never guess who’s going to play Prospero.
Can’t wait. Even if it’s a mess, it’ll be a gorgeous one. (Link from Entertainment Weekly)