Porgy and Bess movie production status is currently Development
February 13, 2020 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.
Plot: What's the story about?
Porgy, a disabled black beggar who lives in the slums of Charleston, S.C., attempts to rescue Bess from the clutches of Crown, her violent and possessive lover, and Sportin' Life, the drug dealer.
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Cast: Who stars in it?
No cast available.
Crew: Who's making Porgy and Bess
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Production: What we know about Porgy and Bess
- The film rights were acquired from George Gershwin Estate (2/13/2020). Opera composed by George Gershwin with libretto by Heyward and lyricist Ira Gershwin.
- Based on the 1935 opera/play by George and Ira Gershwin.
On or about February 13, 2020, the film was in Development status.
On or about April 7, 2013, the film was in Development status.
On or about April 7, 2013, the film was in Announced status.
Porgy and Bess Release Date: When is it coming out?
Porgy and Bess is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
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