Details are still blowin’ in the wind, but Bob Dylan’s songs are going to be made into a TV series.
Called “Time Out of Mind” after Dylan’s 1997 album, the show will cull characters from 50 years of his songs.
Just imagine the Sad Eyed Lady and Mr. Tambourine Man in a “TV Talkin’ Song.”
Amazon and Lions Gate Entertainment have the rights to his work.
Bob Dylan performing in New York City, circa 1974.
The man behind this is Australian director and actor Josh Wakely, but don’t “Pity the Poor Immigrant.”
Wakely has taken on a similar venture as creator of “Beat Bugs,” a children’s show using The Beatles’ songs. It follows five best friends exploring their universe.
For this, it’s likely he will “Handle with Care.”
Musician Bob Dylan performs four years during the 17th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles.
Dylan, 74, continues to tour constantly. He does not appear to be involved in making the series beyond the obvious.
For anyone who endured the original, five-hour “Renaldo & Clara,” the 1978 film Dylan directed and starred in, that could be a wise move.
No date has been announced, but given that Dylan signed off on it, fans can relax — don’t think twice, it’s all right.