EXCLUSIVE: “I’m trying to think big! says Tura Satana’s Varla in Russ Meyer’s cult classic Pussycat faster, kill! Kill! and that’s exactly what Norman Reedus and AMC Studios plan to do, literally.
The walking dead The star’s bigbaldhead production company and AMC Studios are developing a small-screen version of the film directed by Satana, Lori Williams, Susan Bernard, Paul Trina, Haji and Stuart Lancaster, I learned.
The project benefits from the full support of Domaine Meyer
Still in its early stages, the project is under the two-year first look contract that Reedus and his banner signed with the studio in September of last year. Using the 1965 movie tale of a trio of badass go-go dancers on a cash-fueled rampage through dessert, Faster pussy The TV show aims to pay homage to the original but also to move beyond fast cars and karate kicks to focus on a fort of strong female characters and the overthrow of cultural norms that was more profoundly in the bones of the film.
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Long praised to heaven by people like John Waters and others, Faster pussy was a flop on almost every level when it was released in the LBJ era.
In recent decades, this critical opinion has swirled almost everywhere and has been presented as Beyond the Valley of the Dolls directors Meyer cinematic crowning glory – in large part due to the agency that his almost always busty female characters have and act in Faster pussy and later photos
“I’ve been watching Russ Meyers’ movie since I was a kid, wearing my Faster Pussycat, Kill Kill! shirt in school, ”Reedus told Deadline today. “It’s safe to say that I’m beyond inspiring Russ’s movie style and thrilled to have the opportunity to reinvent this story for the modern world,” the TWD added star of highly sought after intellectual property.
While his transitions from TWD Next year at the Carol Peletier spin-off played by Daryl Dixon and Melissa McBride in 2023, Reedus will serve as executive producer on the Faster pussy series. The Ride mainmain will be joined in this capacity by bigbaldhead’s JoAnne Colonna and Amanda Verdon, and Janice Cowart, sole trustee of the Russ Meyer Charitable Trust, will be an EP in the series.
The Trust has managed RM Films International since Meyer’s death in 2004 at the age of 82.
“I hit it off with bigbaldhead right away,” Cowart says of the collaboration. “I have no doubts that this team is special and can be tasked with honoring Russ Meyer’s iconic film. I am more than happy to work with them alongside AMC. “
Or as Varla de Satana states in Kill Faster Pussycat! Kill! the movie: The Point is Never Returning, and you’ve reached it!
Reedus is represented by Brillstein Entertainment Partners, CAA, the law firm Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Madelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein and Narrative. In the agreement, Janice Cowart and The Russ Meyer Trust were represented by lawyer Philip Daniels
And in case you forgot, the oversized 11th and final season of TWD is slated to debut August 22 on AMC.