Idris Elba to Star in, Direct and Produce “Hunchback of Notre Dame” for Netflix

“Hunchback of Notre Dame” is a novel from 1831 by Victor Hugo that follows Quasimodo, a hunchback, and his romance with the Esmeralda – most people probably know it from the 1996 Disney animation. However, Netflix are bringing the story back to life in a modern retelling with Golden Globe winner Idris Elba heavily involved.

Elba will star in, direct and produce the feature film which is described as being “a sonic and musical experience” – Elba will also produce the music.¬†Fred Berger (La La Land), Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Midnight Special) and Ana Garanito will also produce.

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