Baz Luhrmann wants to make a sci-fi film
“As I get older, I wonder what I would do with science fiction?” Luhrmann said.
Baz Luhrmann isn’t a fan of sci-fi, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t interested in the genre.
The ‘Elvis’ author has revealed that he is looking at sci-fi films as his next venture.
“It’s not that I don’t like fantasy — it’s just that other people have done it and done it very well,” Luhrmann said. People magazine. “They have their own language. Somehow I found myself in the world of musical and postmodern melodrama and a peculiar undulating story.”
He added: “Having said that, as I get older, I think, what would I do with science fiction? So I wouldn’t count it out.”
According to Luhrmann, his next project could be “Robots the Musical”! The director directed six films over 30 years, “Romeo + Juliet” and “Moulin Rouge!” with title. among the defining features of his career.
“All (of my) films are as dramatic in their making as the work itself,” Luhrmann said, noting, however, that “nothing will come close to how wild a roller coaster ride ‘Elvis’ was.” , looked back.”
Luhrmann wrote that he worked with the same actors in different projects as the key to his vision.
“It’s a joy when you work with actors you have a long history with,” said the “Great Gatsby” director. “I always want to add someone new to the mix. But I mean… even considering Hugh (Jackman), if you look at character actors like Richard Roxburgh or David Wenham, who I’ve worked with so many times, they’re always in my films. So I like that.”
Luhrmann previously told IndieWire that there will eventually be a “director’s meeting” of four hours of concert footage from the making of “Elvis,” starring Austin Butler as the King of Rock ‘n Roll.
“I just put the record on and I’m saying not today, not tomorrow, but I would do it at some point,” Luhrmann said in November 2022. “Because Austin played sold-out concerts. He did all the tracks. Austin just did it and it was an out-of-body experience watching him do the whole concerts, so one day I’m going to cut those whole concerts together.”
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