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On-screen adaption based on the life of Siegfried & Roy in development

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Posted at 4:10 PM, May 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-14 19:29:51-04

The authorized biopic telling the life-story of Siegfried & Roy, who also serve as executive producers, will continue on schedule despite the recent passing of Roy Horn from complications of COVID-19 last week.

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The emotional story will cover their life together and how they influenced each other to achieve world-renowned success.

Nico Hofmann and Sebastian Werninger on behalf of UFA Fiction, confirmed the script by award-winning writer/director Michael Bully Herbig is in its final stages and pre-production will begin after its completion.

The project has been in development with Siegfried & Roy and UFA for more than two years. The biopic will be distributed as a feature film in theaters and expanded to a limited series for television.

UFA CEO Nico Hofmann has been personally involved in the film’s creation and is also executive producing.