Gilliam’s Next Could Be “Mr. Vertigo”

Filmmaker Terry Gilliam still has yet to get his long in the works passion project “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” into cinemas, but the film is done and ready and is expected to be available for public consumption before year’s end.

A new report at Madame Faits on Cinema (via The Playlist) indicates Gilliam is already looking towards his next project – another old script of his long-in-development called “Mr. Vertigo” which he first discussed back in 2011.

Based on the novel by author Paul Auster, the story follows a young orphan that is taught how to levitate by a mysterious Hungarian Jew and tours the country during the 1920s as part of a sideshow carnival. Gilliam reportedly took the opportunity to pitch the film at Cannes but wasn’t able to land a deal.

No word on a potential production or release schedule for the film as yet.