Federico Fellini’s masterpiece La Dolce Vita is expected to come back to new life in the modern-day remake, which will pay homage to the unforgettable 1960’s version.
Who doesn’t remember that iconic La Dolce Vita’s scene in which beautiful Anita Ekberg waded into Rome’s Trevi fountain? And now Federico Fellini’s masterpiece is expected to come back to new life as his family has licensed rights for a modern-day remake to pay homage to the iconic and unforgettable 1960’s version.
As Fellini’s niece Francesca Fellini said in a statement, the family had been asked “countless times” to consider “everything from remakes and reimagining to prequels and sequels” but they had always turned down any kind of requests. At least, Until now. According to Variety she said, “We knew it would take very special producers and compelling circumstances to motivate the family to allow rights to be optioned” and now an agreement has been finally reached.
“All of the elements that made La Dolce Vita an instant classic will be ingredients in this new film,” he said, adding, “Our vision is of a contemporary story every bit as commercial, iconic and award-worthy as the original.” reports Variety.