Helen Mirren plays Prospera (the character - thought to have been originally played by Shakespeare himself- is usually Prospero, but there is no reason it couldn't be played by a woman) noble turned magician who lives with her daughter, the sprite Ariel, and the strange man Caliban on an island where she works to get revenge on people from her past.
I really want to see this! What do you think?
Here is an interview I found with Julie Taymor:
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