Netflix is working on a new version of the classic “The hunchback of Notre Dame” author Victor Hugo. The British actor Idris Elba will be directing the film.
Elba, known from the politieserie ‘Luther’ and the ‘Thor’movies, takes in addition to directing the production, a role, and the music itself, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The hunchback of Notre Dame is about the unrequited love of the hunchback Quasimodo for the gypsy Esmeralda. The story is by Michael Mitnick with a modern twist.
Other producers are Fred Berger, known from ‘La La Land’, and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, known from ‘Midnight Special’.