‘The Wolf’s Call’ Director to Adapt ‘The Iliad and the Odyssey’


Antonin Baudry, who made his characteristic debut with Netflix’s submarine thriller “The Wolf’s Call,” is about to adapt Homer’s epic struggle tales of “The Iliad and The Odyssey” right into a science fiction sequence titled “Ulysse.”

Pathé has lately boarded the sequence challenge, which is being co-developed by Axelle Boucai (The Mad’s Women Ball”) and Alain Goldman (“La Vie en Rose,” “The Mad’s Women Ball”) at Paris-based Ness Films.

“Antonin Baudry is writing the adaptation and had the idea of transposing these mythological tales in space and in the future,” mentioned Boucai, who cited “Dune” as inspiration.

The producer mentioned the sequence will observe the fantasy-filled adventures of Ulysse by means of the 10-year Trojan Wars and past. “Ulysse” may also contain mythological characters from “The Iliad and the Odyssey,” comparable to Achilles, Helen, Hector and Penelope. Homer is called one of many best of the traditional Greek epic poets within the Western classical custom.

Pathé final labored with Baudry on “The Wolf’s Call,” which starred Omar Sy and was successful on Netflix. “Ulysse” will likely be a uncommon science-fiction sequence produced in France. The nation is a giant purveyor of thriller and comedy sequence, however seldom dives into supernatural and style. With Pathé on board to co-finance and co-produce the sequence, it’s anticipated to have a reasonably large price range.

Boucai and Goldman beforehand teamed on Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre’s “The Mustang,” which starred
Matthias Schoenaerts and received prizes at Sundance, in addition to the Gotham Awards; and Melanie Laurent’s “The Mad Women’s Ball.”

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