A milestone in cinema history with it’s editing; Akira Kurosawa’s famous film Rashomon is getting adapted into a TV-series.
Akira Kurosawa and Steven Spielberg worked together for the film Dreams back in 1990. And after 28 years, Spielberg’s production company Amblin announced Kurosawa’s 1950 classic Rashomon is to get adapted to television. The original film is based on the 1922 short story “In A Grove” by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa. Now, this 88-minute film will be made into a ten-episode TV series. Here is the full synopsis of this crime and drama feature: “The rape of a bride and the murder of her samurai husband are recalled from the perspectives of a bandit, the bride, the samurai’s ghost and a woodcutter.” It stars Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori.
Rashomon the TV series is in the making but we don’t know about the release date yet.