Friday, March 03, 2023

"Medusa" The Movie

"Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Captain Marvel" writer Nicole Perlman, with "Watchmen" director Nicole Kassell are teaming up for a movie inspired by the Greek legend (?) of "Medusa",
one of the three monstrous 'Gorgons', described as winged human females with living venomous snakes in place of hair:

"...those who gazed into her eyes would turn to stone.  In classical antiquity, the image of the head of 'Medusa' appeared in the evil-averting device known as the 'Gorgoneion', with the new feature focusing on the more monstrous qualities of the creature, leading audiences to wonder if the project will take place in ancient times or if it will be a modern reinvention of the concept." 

According to producers "'Medusa' reimagines what audiences may know about everybody's favorite 'Gorgon', who has snakes for hair and whose stare turns ordinary people into stone. 

"Plot details are being kept behind the mirror but the fantasy story sees Medusa, after running afoul of the ancient gods...

"...then setting out on an epic quest to save the world..."

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