Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited ‘Don Quixote’ receives first trailer

Terry Gilliam's long-awaited 'Don Quixote' receives first trailer

Monty Python alum Terry Gilliam’s long-in-development movie The Man Who Killed Don Quixote has obtained its first trailer.

The worldwide trailer launched Thursday options Jonathan Pryce (Sport of Thrones) as a person who believes he’s the title character from the basic Miguel de Cervantes novel.

Pryce enlists the assistance of a advertising government named Toby, performed by Adam Driver (Star Wars), whom Pryce believes is Don Quixote’s squire, Sancho Panza. The pair then embark on a journey that jumps between the current day and the 17th century.

“Progressively, just like the notorious knight himself, Toby turns into consumed by the illusory world and unable to find out his desires from actuality. The story culminates in a phantasmagorical and emotional finale the place Toby takes on the mantle of Don Quixote de la Mancha,” reads the synopsis.

Gilliam, recognized for helming The Fisher King, Brazil, Time Bandits, Worry and Loathing in Las Vegas and 12 Monkeys, first went into manufacturing on The Man Who Killed Don Quixote practically twenty years in the past. Manufacturing was initially sidelined by unhealthy climate and funds woes, in addition to an ailing main man in Jean Rochefort. The setbacks have been chronicled in a documentary titled Misplaced in La Mancha.

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote has no official launch date and faces authorized hassle with a former producer who might stop the movie from seeing launch. Gilliam deliberate on premiering his undertaking on the Cannes Movie Pageant.