Daniel Kaluuya Gives Update on His ‘Heartbreaking’ Barney Movie

Daniel Kalua is currently producing a “heartbreaking” film based on the iconic children’s television series character Barney the Dinosaur, and the actor recently gave an update on the status of the film.

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in an interview with Hollywood ReporterIn , Kalua talks briefly about the film, on which his production company is working on 59%. According to Kalua, the film is still very early in development, but has not been released since it was initially teased two years ago.

“Many of my past films have been the kind that I stand for as a man,” Kalua said. “But there are a lot of things that I do as a man. I love children’s movies. How did everyone get into films? Watching children’s movies. I don’t want to limit myself to what I do is considered.”

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Unlike the original television series, which taught Barneys about love and compassion to children, the film was described as being more “heartbreaking”.

“Barney taught us, ‘I love you, you love me. Won’t you say you love me too?’ It’s one of the first songs that I remember, and what happens when it’s not true? I thought it was really heartbreaking,” Kaluya said EW. In a 2020 interview with about the project. “I don’t know why, but it seems to make sense. It feels like something unexpected that can be poignant but optimistic. Especially at this point in time, I think it’s really, really needed.” “

barney and friends Originally premiered on PBS in 1992 and ran for 14 seasons, it quickly became the biggest and most iconic children’s television series in the process. Outside of Kalua’s upcoming project, a three-part documentary on the character and the history of the television series is set to premiere on Peacock later this year.

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