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Hoooooooo boy. Johnny Depp is gonna make a Don Quixote movie, and it's gonna be a "modern re-imagining" of the story (which story, by the by, is about a guy who pretty much detests all things modern). It's true that there is not yet any official word on who will play the knight in question, or what a "modern re-imagining" might entail, but history does offer us a clue, in the form of Don Juan DeMarco:


Okay then. Meanwhile, it'll be interesting to see if the Disney Movie Maker Market Machine (a windmill for our times if ever there was one) is strong enough to conquer the Quixote Curse. Right, Orson Welles?

For my money, the moment has passed for the definitive Don Quixote-Sancho Panza pairing:



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