Posted on Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 by Russ Fischer
Before he gets around to making Foundation, and consequently cutting out the hearts of Isaac Asimov fans with a rusty butter knife, Roland Emmerich is crafting a film called Anonymous. The idea behind the project is the oft-scorned theory that the works of William Shakespeare were actually written by Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford.
We’ve known the cast, which includes Rhys Ifans, David Thewlis, Vanessa Redgrave and Edward Hogg, but haven’t known much about the film. Now an article says Emmerich will “be doing with literary conspiracy theories in Anonymous what he did with world monuments in 2012: taking really big famous ones and slamming them into each other.” Dammit, now I want to see this. Read More »