It is not yet filmed scenario, God Fearing Man, Stanley Kubrick is used for a mini-series. The true story must be a high-end television drama of four hours, reports Variety Tuesday.
God Fearing Man is based on the autobiography of Herbert-Emerson Wilson, a reverend who is one of the most successful bank robbers in the American history. In his 1956 published book I Stole $16,000,000, he wrote about his criminal activities.
Kubrick picked up that story pretty quickly, after the war drama Paths of Glory (1957) had made. His idea was, however, never of the ground. The classics Spartacus (1960) and Lolita (1962) followed thereafter.
For still making God Fearing Man is the help of Phillip Hobbs switched on. Hobbs worked as co-producer with Kubrick on the war film Full Metal Jacket (1987). The miniseries is produced by Media Musketeers, a new European film company that in april was formed by former employees of Warner Bros. and Apple. It is not yet known who the director is. The names of the cast members are not known.
God Fearing Man is not the only one not yet filmed script of Kubrick. So it worked with the British filmmaker on a big project about the Holocaust, that eventually went down, when Steven Spielberg Schindler’s List (1993) released. In addition it was the filmmaker has a large archive with notes about Napoleon, including a scenario. Spielberg announced last year that he would be there in a mini-series.