Is Fear Of The Bard Killing James Ivory’s Planned ‘Richard II’?

Yes, that’s James Ivory of Merchant Ivory fame. “Despite 50 years of critical acclaim and Oscar recognition, plus British actors Tom Hiddleston and Damian Lewis lined up to star in his production, financiers are refusing to part with their money. ‘They look at you like you’re crazy. … There is an assumption that there is no money to be made from such an investment.'”

Article source here:The Arts Journal

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