WES ANDERSON TAKES SERPICO TO BROADWAY

NEW YORK – Wes Anderson’s long gestated stage version of the Seventies classic Serpico will debut on Broadway this Fall.  The 1973 Sidney Lumet film starred Al Pacino as the titular cop who stands up to the corruption of his colleagues.

Wes Anderson first wrote a draft of a stage version when preparing his breakthrough movie Rushmore in 1997. The lead character Max, played by Jason Schwartzman, produces a version of the film for his school play.

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