Tulip Fever is an upcoming 2017 American-British film which has a screenplay by Sir Tom Stoppard and directed by Justin Chadwick, which is based on a novel by acclaimed author Deborah Moggach which has a 17th-century storyline.
It stars Dane DeHaan, Alicia Vikander, Zach Galifianakis, Christoph Waltz, Judi Dench, Jack O’Connell, Matthew Morrison, Holliday Grainger and Cara Delevingne.
After many hurdles, the film is set to be released officially on February 24, 2017, worldwide by The Weinstein Company.
The Tulip Fever movie is based on a novel as we mentioned earlier and it revolves around a married lady (Vikander) who starts having an affair with an artist (Dane DeHaan) who is an bollywood movies employed for a job of painting her portrait by Christoph Waltz, her husband. And later both Vikander and Dane bet on the booming market for tulip bulbs as an approach to raising enough cash to flee together. The film is co-starred by Holliday Grainger, Zach Galifianakis, Jack O’Connell, Matthew Morrison, Cara Delevingne and Tom Hollander.
The Tulip Fever film was produced by both Alison Owen and Harvey Weinstein.
Plot of the movie
During a mid-seventeenth century in Netherlands, amid the time of the tulip mania, an artist Dane DeHaan falls in love with a married young lady Alicia Vikander while he’s appointed to paint her portrait by her husband, Christoph Waltz. The two invest their resources into the risky tulip market to gain enough resources to run away together.
Cast of the movie
The movie star crew includes Alicia Vikander acted as Sophia and Dane DeHaan as Jan Van Loos, Zach Galifianakis, Christoph Waltz as CornelisSandvoort; Judi Dench performed as the Abbess of St. Ursula and Holliday Grainger as Maria, Jack O’Connell as William, Matthew Morrison as Mattheus, Tom Hollander as Dr. Sorgh, Cara Delevingne as Henrietta, David Harewood as Prater, Kevin McKidd as Johan De Bye, Cressida Bonas as Mrs. Steen.
Production of the movie.
The film was initially decided to be made in 2004, with Jude Law and Keira Knightley as leading performing artists and John Madden as director of the movie. Later the film project was ended due to change in tax rules applicable to film productions in the United Kingdom.
Baz Bamigboye from Daily Mail reported detailed news that Justin Chadwick would direct the movie with Alicia Vikander appended to star in the character of Sophia and that Matthias Schoenaerts was being looked for the male lead. Bamigboye detailed that Chadwick together with makers Alison Owen and Harvey Weinstein chose to cast Vikander for the film.
The team of Tulip Fever includes production designer Simon Elliott, cinematographer EigilBryld, and costume designer Michael O’Connor, make-up artist Daniel Phillips.
Tom Stoppard has adjusted the screenplay for the film. The London-based Welsh portrait artist Jamie Routley did the first pictures that are found in the movie. Danny Elfman composed the film’s score.
Filming of the movie
The shooting occurred at many places including Cobham Hall in Cobham, Kent, Norwich Cathedral, Holkham in Norfolk and Tilbury, (in Essex as well as Kentwell Hall in Suffolk and at Pinewood Studios on different dates all through June and July in 2014.
Footages from the film were screened in May 2015 at the Cannes Film Festival. In December 2015, the first trailer for the movie including Alicia Vikander and Christoph Waltz was released. The film was planned to be released on July 15, 2016, in the beginning, yet was postponed until February 24, 2017, with bits of gossip about re-altering punjabi movies , as Harvey Weinstein might have been “troubled” with the last cut.
Few audience in Hollywood movies is straightforward about their conviction or absence of confidence in movies of Harvey Weinstein. He isn’t reluctant about it as he promised an Oscar win for Jake Gyllenhaal for “Southpaw” a year ago. When a film doesn’t perform financially as well as commercially it intended to be; that results in putting the release date in a jar of a mystery until everybody whispers whether a movie even exists.
This is all happening with “Tulip Fever.”
The Weinstein Company apparently denied commenting on these rescheduling choice. However, a source with information of the circumstance said the organization changed the date because of financial conditions, having taken a look at a release date that is February 24, 2017, is a better choice than July 15, 2016, given the market.
Gossips apart finally the movie is hitting silver screens on February 24, 2017, the worldwide. Hope there won’t be further delays.
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