PETER AND THE WOLF Quick Movie Being Developed by Bono and Gavin Friday — GeekTyrant

Max and Cartoon Community are teaming with U2 musician Bono and Irish musician and composer Gavin Friday for a remake of the basic Sergei Prokofiev symphony, Peter and the Wolf. The brief movie will function music and narration by Friday, with art work primarily based on unique illustrations by Bono.

The brief movie, slated to premiere later this 12 months, transforms Sergei Prokofiev’s symphony into a up to date piece that touches on themes of rising up, loss, braveness, transformation, and our relationship with nature. The undertaking was initially developed in 2003 by Gavin Friday and Bono in assist of Irish Hospice Basis, a nationwide charity supporting these going through dying, loss of life and bereavement.

Peter & the Wolf is led by musician and composer Friday who’s narrating the reimagined basic story with The Friday Seezer Ensemble performing the Prokofiev rating, newly organized by Maurice Seezer and Friday.

The art work seen all through the movie relies on unique illustrations by Friday’s longtime pal and collaborator, Bono, from his guide of the identical identify.

“That includes a juxtaposition of conventional hand-drawn 2D animation mixed with a bodily set-built world, the movie follows a grieving 12-year-old Peter who’s now within the care of his grandfather after enduring the lack of a dad or mum. Upon listening to tales of a wolf on the unfastened, Peter decides to discover the huge meadow and forest close by to attempt to discover the wolf himself. Alongside the way in which he encounters creatures who assist him on his quest whereas contending with hunters aiming to win a prize for capturing the wolf.”

Friday and Bono launched a joint assertion on the undertaking, saying:

“The messaging of vigilance, bravery, and resilience that had been core to the unique symphony are nonetheless echoed all through our interpretation, however we spin a standard fairy story into a singular adaptation that additionally incorporates the subject of loss, redemption, and restoration. It’s our hope that this Peter & the Wolf turns into a balm for any youngster coping with loss, alongside exposing and charming them into the fantastic and musical world of Prokofiev.”

I had the unique Peter and the Wolf recording on a file once I was a child, and I additionally watched it on TV. I liked it a lot. I’m additionally a fan of Bono, so I stay up for seeing how this undertaking seems. It’s anticipated to be launched later this 12 months.

through: Deadline