Steven Spielberg talks about discovering 'War Horse', adapting it for the screen and making a horse emote perfectly
Based on the book by Michael Morpurgo and the recent stage play by Nick Stafford, Steven Spielberg’s epic adventure, is a tale of loyalty, hope and tenacity set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War. In a exclusive interview to Yahoo! India Movies, Steven Spielberg talks about his film.
Excerpts from the interview:Q: How did you discover ‘War Horse’ because there is both the book and the play?
It was discovered for me by Kathy Kennedy, who had already experienced it in the West End in London and told me about it and how moved she was by the play. Then Stacey [Snider], the head of my company, Dream Works, flew over and saw it without me. And she concurred with Kathy about how powerful a story it was. The puppets are magnificent on stage; the puppeteers are in a way the stars of the show. But we knew that if we were going to Read More »from 'Horse took his own cues'