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Writer Tony Grisoni Says 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' Back On; Terry Gilliam Commissions New Logo For The Film

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist February 27, 2012 at 12:38PM

The saga of "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" is long and complicated, with numerous starts on stop on Terry Gilliam's long mooted projected that has become something of an albatross around his neck. But it seems there is some light appearing at the end of what has been a very long, and often times dark tunnel. Last fall, Gilliam teased that he was hoping to make the film this spring with Robert Duvall and when we caught up with him at the Marrakech Film Festival in December, he provided another small update saying that the long attached Ewan McGregor was no longer involved. Well, it appears there are some signs of hope.
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Terry Gilliam The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Logo

The saga of "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" is long and complicated, with numerous starts on stop on Terry Gilliam's long mooted projected that has become something of an albatross around his neck. But it seems there is some light appearing at the end of what has been a very long, and often times dark tunnel. Last fall, Gilliam teased that he was hoping to make the film this spring with Robert Duvall and when we caught up with him at the Marrakech Film Festival in December, he provided another small update saying that the long attached Ewan McGregor was no longer involved. Well, it appears there are some signs of hope.

Screenwriter Toni Grisoni recently chatted with Money Into Light (thanks for the heads up Jerome!) and revealed, "Us survivors of 'Don Q' are a strange kind of dysfunctional family. Every year since we have rewritten the screenplay. And we've got quite good at it. You will be pleased to hear the Don is back up and in the saddle and ready to ride under new colours." Of course, we've been hearing forever that the film isn't dead, and continues to move forward but there is another morsel of info worth noting.

Branding and design firm Alfalfa Studio posted in December a new logo for "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" comissioned by none other than Gilliam himself. Could he be packaging the pic and looking to get backers for the movie with a new logo to lead the way? Is he gearing up a new site for the film? Guess we'll have to see, but clearly there are some wheels in motion.

No word yet on who might replace McGregor of it that spring start is still on the horizon, but 'Don Quixote' still rides for now.

This article is related to: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Tony Grisoni, Terry Gilliam


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