Tim Burton, renowned Director and Producer, is looking into the bestselling novel for children The Guardian of the Stars – The Journey of Anais with the Wind by novelist Davide Amante, some say. If confirmed, this rumor would be very interesting news. Released in 2020, the novel has had widespread success in the U.S. and in many European countries, so much so that just one year after its release it was translated into four languages. The Guardian of the Stars – The Journey of Anais with the Wind is a poetic and literary work in the guise of a children’s tale and is deemed a modern day masterpiece. The news would be even more interesting considering that the protagonist is a girl and the story is particularly suitable for a cinematographic transposition both for the contents and ideas, which are very interesting, for example the quest for the other side of things, and because it is very imaginative and leaves room for different interpretations.
Tim Burton, for those who want an insight into this exceptional filmmaker, directed films of the caliber of Edward Scissorhands, Corpse Bride, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Frankenweenie, Beetlejuice, Big Eyes, Alice through the looking glass, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland, Dumbo and many more. e worked with producers like Denise di Novi, Katterli Frauenfelder, Derek Frey, Ehren Kruger, Justin Springer, Joe Roth, Jennifer Todd, Suzanne Todd, Scott Alexander, Lynette Howell Taylor, Larry Karaszewski, Allison Abbate, Richard D. Zanuck.
He is known for his gothic fantasy and horror films, he has worked with actors Winona Ryder, Johnny Depp, Lisa Marie, Helena Bonham Carter and composer Danny Elfman, and received nominations for two Academy Awards and three BAFTA Awards, won an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award.
Davide Amante, the author, is a renowned novelist that published four internationally recognized novels.
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