The Great Story of Henry Sugar, a 39-minute brief movie primarily based on a 1977 story written by Dahl, hits Netflix on September 27, 2023. The movie not too long ago premiered on the Venice Movie Pageant and stars Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dev Patel, Rupert Buddy, and Richard Ayoade.
What different Wes Anderson shorts are coming to Netflix in September?
Per World of Reel, three different Wes Anderson brief movies can even be hitting Netflix in September 2023. The Swan, one other brief story by Dahl initially revealed in Dahl’s The Great Story of Henry Sugar and Six Extra, arrives on September 28, whereas The Ratcatcher comes on September 29 and Poison on September 30.
The Ratcatcher and Poison had been each included in Somebody Like You, a group of brief tales by Dahl revealed in 1953. The Ratcatcher was certainly one of 4 brief tales included in Somebody Like You that’s a part of a group titled Claud’s Canine.
“There’s one other one which’s within the Henry Sugar assortment that’s known as The Swan, we’ve carried out that with Rupert Buddy,” Anderson mentioned on the Venice Movie Pageant, per Selection. “We did a really outdated one known as Poison, which is one I at all times cherished… After which we’ve additionally carried out a really, very unusual one known as Ratcatcher, which is from a ebook known as Claud’s Canine, a sort of obscure Dahl ebook set within the Japanese a part of England. It’s a very rural one, it’s a peculiar story. They usually’re all unusual. However I don’t actually have every other ones in thoughts. I’ve some issues brewing, however that is likely to be it for Dahl for the second.”
Buddy mentioned that the forged of The Great Story of Henry Sugar additionally stars in Anderson’s different three brief movies.
“Wes took 4 of [Dahl’s stories] and put collectively a smaller troupe of actors: myself, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dev Patel and Richard Ayoade,” he defined. “We every play in round two of the tales and sort of change roles. I feel Ralph is likely to be in all of them.”
The Great Story of Henry Sugar is receiving a restricted theatrical launch on September 20, 2023, earlier than hitting Netflix on September 27.