Spike Lee has signed on with Legendary Pictures to direct “Prince of Cats,” based mostly on a graphic novel by Ron Wimberly that transports “Romeo & Juliet” to a 1980s hip-hop setting.
Set in Brooklyn, the violent feud between the Capulets and Montagues is waged with katanas and amid graffiti-stained partitions. Along with the backdrop, “Prince of Cats” additionally modifications the story’s focus from the 2 doomed lovers to Tybalt, Juliet’s rage-fueled cousin who leads the Capulets of their battles and whose bloodthirst results in his demise.
Lee will rewrite the script with Wimberly and authentic screenwriter Selwyn Seyfu Hinds. Janet and Kate Zucker of Zucker Productions will produce the movie with Legendary’s Jon Silk and Ali Mendes overseeing the venture.
Lee gained his first Oscar this yr for Best Adapted Screenplay for “BlacKkKlansman,” which was additionally nominated for Best Picture. In addition to “Prince of Cats,” his future slate contains the Netflix conflict drama “Da 5 Bloods,” which stars Chadwick Boseman, Paul Walter Hauser, and Jonathan Majors and filmed in Vietnam earlier this yr.
Lee is repped by ICM Partners, and the signing was first reported by THR.
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