What you need to know
- Apple has a new TV+ movie in the works.
- Kitbag is a film about Napoleon Bonaparte.
- It will be directed by Ridley Scott and star Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon.
Apple has agreed to finance Ridley Scott's film Kitbag, starring Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon Bonaparte.
Scott said he had "always been fascinated" by Napoleon and has long wanted to make a film about him. Part of the issue, Deadline reports, was having the right person to play Napoleon. Scott will be reunited with Gladiator star Joaquin Phoenix and says that "no actor could ever embody Napoleon" like him.
On the film itself:
Production on Kitbag will begin in the UK next year.
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.
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