On condition that the Western is outwardly not based mostly on the 1960 movie or the Akira Kurosawa film that impressed it, Pizzolatto was understandably hesitant. “Effectively, no, Jill, I imply, that is mine. I created it,” he recalled telling his agent, additionally noting that he was frightened about possession over the story. As he instructed the story to the viewers, his agent responded, “You do not personal something you’ve got ever written since you bought it. That is why anyone else is making your present proper now.” Laughing, Pizzolatto stated that he accepted the supply after that, and the sequence appears to be a go. “I consider we’re doing that,” Pizzolatto confirmed, noting that manufacturing and extra casting must wait till the SAG-AFTRA strike’s decision.
“They’ve the primary two episodes and a bible,” the author revealed, noting that the oldsters he labored with at Amazon are “tremendous excessive on it.” A Fassbender-led Western written by Pizzolatto sounds wonderful, but it surely will not really be the primary time the novelist and screenwriter (who’s additionally set to assist pen Marvel’s “Blade”) has been concerned in “The Magnificent Seven” franchise; he additionally co-wrote the Antoine Fuqua-directed 2016 remake of the movie. The challenge sounds prefer it’s nonetheless in early improvement and doesn’t but have a launch date.