Margot Robbie to turn executive producer with TV show based on tales by Shakespeare

Margot Robbie is all set to executive produce a modern take on tales by William Shakespeare which will be told from a female perspective.

FP Staff March 26, 2018 16:59:12 IST
Margot Robbie to turn executive producer with TV show based on tales by Shakespeare

Margot Robbie is all set to executive produce a modern take on tales by William Shakespeare which will be told from a female perspective.

The 27-year-old actor's production banner, LuckyChap Entertainment, is partnering with ABC Studios International to create a series with 10 stand-alone episodes.

Each chapter will narrate classic tales by the Bard from a female point of view, Entertainment Tonight reported.

Giula Sandler is series creator and a creative team made up entirely of women would be at the helm of the show.

Margot Robbie to turn executive producer with TV show based on tales by Shakespeare

Margot Robbie/Image from Twitter

"This production is a chance to create something classic yet boldly original and modern. The works of Shakespeare are iconic and this will present them in a way they've never been seen before," Keli Lee, MD of ABC Studios International, said in a statement.

ABC International Studios will produce the series in Australia.

Shooting is expected to begin late this year.

Sandler will pen one of the episodes.

Celebrities such as Avengers: Infinity War star Tessa Thompson and Shannon Purser took to social media to show their interest in the project.

Stranger Things fame Purser wrote, "Why yes I AM available", while Thompson tweeted, "I'm listening".

Actor Casey McKinnon wrote, "OMG, Margot Robbie."

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