COVID-19 – Variety for the benefit of reading ‘James and the Giant Peach’2 min read
Oscar-winning director Taika Vetti is working on a revision of Rawl Dahl’s classic “James and the Giant Peach” with an all-star cast to help fight the Cavid-19.
Waiti, whose credits include “Thor: Ragnarok,” “The Mandelorian,” and “Jojo Rabbit”, hosts the entire book reading in full in 10 installments, featuring guests including Ryan Reynolds, Cate Blanchett, Mandy Calling, and Lupita Nayong. There were guests, Sarah Paulson and Cara Delevini.
Well was already in business with Rhold Dahl Story Co: earlier this year he was announced as the writer, director and executive producer of two original animated series for Netflix based on Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”.
Celebrity-themed “James and Giant Peach” readings will be available exclusively on the official Roald Dahl YouTube channel on Monday (May 18) to mark the first two installments. In the first episode, brother Chris and Liam Hemsworth – acting together for the first time – are present alongside Nick Kroll. Readers of Episode 2 are Meryl Streep and Benedict Cumberbatch. The remaining installments will be released on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 am PST / p PM BST.
In a statement, Vetti said: “As an adult myself and have read ‘James and the Giant Peach’ to my daughters more than once, I am delighted to be able to partner with my friends, the Dahl team and the healthcare partners and what they need most right now. Repeat this story for. This disturbing, great story is about children Itisthapakata, winning against the odds, and with the feeling of isolation, which could not be more relevant to today ‘ “
Reading the book “James and Giant Peach” will raise money for health for the partners, Roald Dahl’s Spot, a global health nonprofit founded by Apelia Dahl, a world dedicated to fighting Kovid-19 and supporting the weakest parts of the public health system. The Rold Dahl Story Co. Ation announced a pledge of up to 10 10 million. The agency recently donated $ 1.3 million to PIH for maternal health in Sierra Leone.
The stars who joined Vetti to read the 10-episode syllabus include: Uttark Ambedkar, Cate Blanchett, Jamie Cullam, Benedict Cumberbatch, Roman Griffin Davis, Cara Delivenne, Cynthia Arivo, Beanie Fieldstein, Josh Gadm, Nick Candez, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Hemsworth , Lupita Ning’o, Sarah Paulson, Billy Porter, Gordon Ramsay, Eddie Redmain, Ryan Reynolds, Ben Schwartz, May These Strip, TESA Thompson, Olivia uilda, Ruth Wilson and Archaeometrical Yates.
Ophelia Dahl commented: “My father held our kids to the idea that the idea would create a disciplinary response to the possibilities – we can dream endlessly about the ideas and make them come true … We are grateful to Taika Weiti and the Rold Dahl Story Company. Together these extraordinary initiatives and talents are amazing arrays.This is undoubtedly the world we are The long-term health in many parts of the fight against discrimination will help him see. “
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