This is too good to be true. Czech producer Rudolf Biermann and German producer Jens Meurer of Egoli Tossel are casting legendary Fiddler on the Roof star Topol who is now 74 in a US$5 million Yiddish language version of The Golem. The classic Frankenstein story of a clay statue brought to life by a rabbi to protect the Prague ghetto from anti-semitic pograms is being written by Stuart Urban of U.K. company Cyclopos Vision as a U.K.-Czech-German coproductio. It start next year in Prague.
By Sydney Levine | Sydneys Buzz May 24, 2010 at 9:50AM