Monte Cristo movie production status is currently Development
March 19, 2013 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Michael Robert Johnson has penned the script for a "graphic novel" approach to the classic Alexandre Dumas tale.
Plot: What's the story about?
Set in early 19th century France, the tale centers on Edmond Dantes, a young man betrayed and falsely jailed. While on a prison island, Dantes meets a fellow inmate who not only educates the man but also points him in the direction of a fortune. When Dantes finally escapes after many years, he re-emerges in Paris society primed to take revenge against the men who took away his love and his freedom.
modified plot formulation from hollywoodreporter.com
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Production: What we know about Monte Cristo?
- Pitched as 19th Century Dark Knight.
- March 2013: The film was in Announced status.
- March 2013: The film was in Development status.
Michael Robert Johnson has penned the script for a "graphic novel" approach to the classic Alexandre Dumas tale.
Monte Cristo Release Date: When is the film coming out?
Monte Cristo is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).