Terry Gilliam Was Adapting a Lost Stanley Kubrick Idea Until Lockdown ‘Ruined Everything’

Provocateur Terry Gilliam has been wending his way back to filmmaking ever since his long-suffering 2018 Cervantes epic “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” finally hit U.S.

theaters last year.

However, like many directors who were in the middle of new projects, the pandemic has proven a challenge.

As revealed in a new interview with the Ventotene Film Festival, as shared by Italian outlet La Repubblica (via The Playlist), Gilliam said he was at work on a movie inspired by a concept from Stanley Kubrick until lockdown stalled the film, despite having a script and cast ready to go.“I was doing a film that was originally an idea by Stanley Kubrick,” said Gilliam, who added he was due to begin filming in September.

“There was a script and I had a cast, but the lockdown has ruined everything.” The “Brazil” and “12 Monkeys” director also added, “At the moment,

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