‘The Great Gatsby’ to Be Adapted as Animated Feature From Dneg Animation

Author William Joyce is set to direct an animated version of the classic F.

Scott Fitzgerald novel “The Great Gatsby.” Brian Selznick, who wrote and adapted 2017’s “Wonderstruck,” will work on the screenplay.Michael Siegel and Dneg Senior VP Creative Production David Prescott join Joyce as producers on the animated feature film.

Dneg Feature Animation will provide animation services.This marks the first time the 1925 novel by F.

Scott Fitzgerald will be turned into an animated feature.

Its most recent adaptation was for Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan.Joyce said, “Gatsby continues to cast a powerful spell over readers unlike any other book in American letters.

Much of the power of Gatsby comes from the enchantment of Fitzgerald’s prose.

He created a vivid dreamscape that, to some degree, has eluded filmmakers since the silent era.

The previous film versions were constrained by live-action, but

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