Peaky Blinders : the film is based of the series advance
The production of the most famous series of gangsters English Peaky Blinders is soon revived. Last may, it announced its renewal for three seasons. Today, the project of a film is put back on the table.
The information comes straight from the columns of Yahoo Movies : for fans the most frenetic of Peaky Blinders, the series will most definitely be adapted for the cinema. We can even add to that the wonderful news announced by one of its directors Otto Bathurst : the creator of the series, Steven Knight, would be busy writing the screenplay.
“I think it is being written currently. I think Steve, Steve Knight, the writer, I think he is preparing something, yes.”
And we said YES !
The series follows the story of a gang the most feared of the city of Birmingham, in 1919, in the industrial boom after the First world War. The Shelby, nicknamed “Peaky Blinders” in relation to the use of razor blades hidden in their caps, are mobilized by Churchill to contain the threats (soldiers, revolutionaries and political criminals) .
In 2016, Steven Knight revealed that many discussions were taking place around a film project. And last year, it was suggested that the project would very likely see the light of day.
This announcement, even if it enchants a lot of viewers, was greeted rather coldly by Cillian Murphy (Tommy Selby), the leader of the series. It is hoped that the actor has changed his mind since the interview he had given to Deadline in June 2016 :
“I’m a little split about this film… it seems to be an idea enticing, but I reserve the right of judgment as to whether a project is really being proposed “.
Cillian Murphy you would like to really see in the film
The gangsters from Birmingham have helped the film director Otto Bathurst (Black Mirror) to win a BAFTA : it has signed the first three episodes of season 1. But he admits they still have not been contacted regarding the making of the film. It was still good hope for the future, his film Robin hood dealing with the History with a big H, with a lot of freedoms in the same way that the series Peaky Blinders.
“There are films that turn out to be history lessons and I love them, they are good, and there are films which are good and which are to happen at a certain time in history. “
Robin hood comes out on the 28th of November, it is the opportunity to rediscover the story of the famous outlaws of Sherwood !