Netflix to Help Finish Orson Welles’ Final Film


L-R: John Huston, Orson Welles, Peter Bogdanovich on ‘The Other Side of the Wind’

When Orson Welles died in 1985, he left his 1970’s film The Other Side of the Wind unfinished. He started filming it in 1970 but abandoned it in 1976.

Netflix has announced that it will acquire global rights and finance the restoration, with Frank Marshall overseeing the process. The film is a Royal Road Entertainment production and was originally produced by Welles and Les Films de L’Astrophore.

The Other Side Of The Wind is a Hollywood satire that takes place during the final days in the life of a legendary director played by John Huston, who is struggling to finish his final masterpiece. It also stars Dennis Hopper, Mercedes McCambridge Peter Bogdanovich.

Source: Screendaily

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