Over the past several centuries, humanity has been treated to some astounding literature. Froom the legendary works of Shakespeare to more modern efforts such as J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, there are more books in the world than one could count and something for everybody to enjoy. In recent decades though literature has begun to look a little different, with sociopolitical issues at the forefront of society requiring authors to address them in a multitude of ways that have each captivated audiences in their own right. Now one of those novels is set to be turned into a film, with the classic 1980’s dystopian novel Animal Farm set to be turned into an animated adaptation.
Originally released in 1984, Animal Farm was written by George Orwell and tells the story of a group of farm animals who rebel against their human owners. An outlandish plot on the surface, but Orwell utilized the plotline to allude to what was going on in the Soviet Union at the time and the ensuing chaos the area endured. Animal Farm has been regarded as one of the greatest pieces of literature around the globe since its release and is frequently the subject of discussion in high school english classes around the country given its status, and now it is set to be adapted into an animated film. The film will be directed by Andy Serkis with the screenplay being written by Nick Stoller who will also produce the film alongside Adam Nagle. Further details about the Animal Farm film remain up in the air however fans of the classic nove can remain on the lookout for further updates as they become available over the coming weeks.
Most if not all of us can remember reading Animal Farm in high school. A captivating novel with remarkable socio-political commentary, there is a reason Orwell’s novel is still taught in school today. Now an even greater number of individuals will get to experience its greatness with the budding Animal Farm animated film, with more updates set to emerge in the near future.