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Akira Kurosawa’s “The Mask of the Black Death” To Be Filmed

If you’re a film buff, you probably agree that one of the greatest filmmakers whoever lived was Akira Kurosawa. Like many of the greats he died while there were still plans for other films he was to make. Typically, what happens in these sorts of cases is… nothing. They just become trivia question answers for film fans. Well this bit of news is sure to get them excited, it’s getting made! It was announced by the Chinese studio Huayi Brothers in association with CKF Pictures. The screenplay is called “The Mask of the Black Death” and based off of Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Masque of the Red Death.” It has been reported that the story has moved to Russia in the 20th century.

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