Netflix Announces New Animated Roald Dahl Movie, ‘The Twits’

Since 2018, Netflix has had a deal to adapt the works of children’s author Roald Dahl. (The acquired the Roald Dahl Story Company in 2021.) We’re just starting to see their adaptations of Dahl’s work — like the series of Wes Anderson shorts based on Dahl stories, starting with “The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar” … Read more

Wes Anderson Brings Roald Dahl’s ‘Henry Sugar’ to Netflix

Director Wes Anderson and author Roald Dahl: A match made in fanciful and extremely symmetrical cinematic heaven. Anderson already adapted Dahl’s novel Fantastic Mr. Fox into an extremely charming stop-motion animated movie. Now Anderson is turning four Dahl stories into a quadrilogy of short films for Netflix, with the first — The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar — premiering … Read more

Wes Anderson gives his position on Roald Dahl’s edited works

Wes Anderson premieres The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and expresses his disagreement over the censoring of Roald Dahl’s works. Wes Anderson has dabbled in children’s storytelling with his films The Fantastic Mr. Fox and Isle of Dogs. His comedic style and quirky aesthetics naturally lend themselves to stop-motion animation. Anderson now enters the strange … Read more