- Fri Dec 3, 2010, 8:32 AM GMT
Mirren as the ruling queen Prospera summons Caliban, but the slave rebels and insists he owns the island.READ MORE
In her big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's mystical thriller "The Tempest," Academy Award-nominated Julie Taymor ("Across the Universe," "Frida," "Titus") brings an original dynamic to the story by changing the gender of the sorcerer Prospero into the sorceress Prospera, portrayed by Oscar winner Helen Mirren ("The Queen"). Prospera's journey spirals through vengeance to forgiveness as she reigns over a magical island, cares for her young daughter, Miranda, and unleashes her powers against shipwrecked enemies in this exciting, masterly mix of romance, tragicomedy and the supernatural.
Prospera defends her throne from her traitorous brother and two fools, while her daughter embarks on a romance with marooned Prince Ferdinand.READ MORE
The veteran actress particularly dedicates her role of Prospera to women who 'have been punished for being powerful for many centuries.'READ MORE
The depicter of Prospera is additionally seen facing the sky from a reef in her bird-like costume.READ MORE
The first official one-sheet from the movie adaptation of the Shakespeare's play gives a glimpse of Prospera, Caliban and another wicked character.READ MORE
Pictured in their outrageous costumes, Brand and Molina who play Trinculo and Stephano respectively are seen running on a street.READ MORE