‘Von Trapp household says f–ok you!’ Rant over ‘Sound of Music’ TV drama

“The Hills Are Alive” with the sound of f-bombs.

The much-anticipated TV present “The Baroness” concerning the well-known “The Sound of Music” von Trapp household has been plunged into drama after a author allegedly tried to stage a coup and take over the manufacturing.

Myles von Trapp, the scion growing the present, claims that author Jaclyn Alexis Cruz insisted that the household fireplace their head author and rent her spouse Ana Marie Cruz because the present’s head author and runner.

Actress Julie Andrews dressed as Maria in "The Sound of Music"
Julie Andrews performing “The Hills are Alive” in “The Sound of Music.”
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Then, in accordance with Myles von Trapp, the couple demanded the von Trapp household signal over the total rights of their story to their manufacturing firm.

That precipitated large drama, significantly because the von Trapps gave over their rights years, culminating within the 1965 film starring Julie Andrews as Maria and Christopher Plummer as Georg von Trapp.

Maria, who died in 1987, aged 82, offered her memoir to German producers within the Fifties for $9,000 and inadvertently signed away all the rights to the household story going ahead.

The Von Trapp Family singers - with Maria pictured at the center -  warm up before a performance in New York's Town Hall.
The von Trapp household made their dwelling as a singing group touring within the US after their escape from the Nazis. Maria (center row, left) offered her memoir for simply $9,000.
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Rodgers and Hammerstein then bought the story to show it right into a Broadway present, and offered the film rights for the present to twentieth Century Fox.

The von Trapp household didn’t have a lot of a say in “The Sound of Music,” though Maria did obtain royalties.

The alleged tried “Baroness” coup led to an enormous blow-up with author Jaclyn texting Myles von Trapp Derbyshire — Georg and Maria’s great-great-grandson — “Like I want a failed von Trapp household to offer me media or publicity. You’re a no one. A broke no one. Your stage of projection is hilarious.” 

Myles von Trapp Derbyshire
Von Trapp scion Myles von Trapp Derbyshire has been growing the TV drama.
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Von Trapp – who says he then fired Jaclyn as a author on the challenge – replied, artfully, “The von Trapp household says f–ok you.” And, “Good luck in enterprise. You’ll fail miserably.”

He instructed us, “The von Trapps won’t be promoting away our lives and our story once more. We’re extremely happy with our historical past, how the household has overcome a lot to be the place it’s right this moment.”

Members of the family personal the Trapp Household Lodge and von Trapp Brewing in Stowe, Vermont, the close by cheese-making von Trapp Farmstead. None now carry out like their ancestors.

Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer are flanked on all sides by their children, all members of the singing Von Trapp family, in this publicity handout from the 1965 adaption of the Rogers and Hammerstein musical, The Sound of Music.
Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer are flanked on all sides by their kids, all members of the singing Von Trapp household, on this publicity shot from the 1965 adaption of the Rogers and Hammerstein musical, “The Sound of Music”.
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“Their intentions of taking up the household rights….and their retaliation has been mind-blowing,” he added.

Web page Six first revealed in January that the famed von Trapp household was growing a dramatic TV sequence about their lives, billed as “The Crown” meets “This Is Us.”

The scripted drama is being developed by Myles, who’s the New York Metropolis-based grandson of Georg’s eldest little one Rupert and is an govt within the trend business.

Mara von Trapp (front) was a "tough cookie," according to Myles, her great-grandson.
Mara von Trapp (entrance) was a “robust cookie,” in accordance with Myles, her great-grandson.
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Rupert was truly depicted as Liesl within the beloved Oscar-winning film “The Sound of Music.”

The sequence will comply with three characters from three generations of von Trapps: Myles’s grandmother Henriette von Trapp, who married an older man and contracted polio on the age of twenty-two, then Myles’s mom, Stephanie von Trapp Derbyshire, who escaped an abusive relationship, and at last Myles himself. And no, there gained’t be any singing nuns.

The legendary Maria, Henriette’s mother-in-law, shall be a supporting character. Her depiction, Myles insists shall be “a departure” from the Julie Andrews model. He beforehand stated, “It’s very well-known that she was a tricky cookie.”

Jaclyn Alexis Cruz, whose credit embrace visible results and assistant coordinator on 2021’s “Snake Eyes” and a author on the soapy sequence “Revenge,” stated, “It was a serious misunderstanding. I’m now not engaged on the challenge, however I want them the best possible.”

The present continues to be being developed underneath head author Rebecca Eskries, identified for 2020’s “What Breaks the Ice” and 2013”s “Inequality for All.” She has not been concerned within the drama and declined to remark.