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[11/14/18 - 03:30 PM]
Lily James and Armie Hammer Board Ben Wheatley's "Rebecca" for Working Title and Netflix
It tells the story of a newly-married young woman who, on arriving at her husband's imposing family estate on a bleak English coast, finds herself battling the shadow of his dead first wife, the mysterious Rebecca, whose legacy continues to haunt the house.

[via press release from Netflix]

LILY JAMES AND ARMIE HAMMER BOARD BEN WHEATLEY'S "REBECCA" FOR WORKING TITLE AND NETFLIX

Logline: Acclaimed British director Ben Wheatley (Kill List, High Rise) has signed on to direct a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's classic, romantic, gothic thriller penned by screenwriter Jane Goldman (Kingsman series, X-Men: First Class). It tells the story of a newly-married young woman who, on arriving at her husband's imposing family estate on a bleak English coast, finds herself battling the shadow of his dead first wife, the mysterious Rebecca, whose legacy continues to haunt the house.

Cast: Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Darkest Hour), Armie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name, On the Basis of Sex)

James was most recently be seen in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Her previous credits include Baby Driver alongside Ansel Elgort, Academy Award Winner Darkest Hour, and Cinderella. James will soon be seen in the Untitled Danny Boyle Film.

Hammer will next be seen starring in Mimi Leder's On The Basis of Sex, Anthony Maras' Hotel Mumbai and Babak Anvari's Untitled Project. Previous credits include critically acclaimed Call Me By Your Name, Sorry to Bother You, Nocturnal Animals, J.Edgar, The Social Network and and Ben Wheatley's action-comedy Free Fire.

Director: Ben Wheatley (Free Fire, High-Rise)

Producers: Working Title's Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan, Nira Park

ABOUT WORKING TITLE FILMS:

Working Title Films, co-chaired by Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, has made over 100 films that have grossed over $7.5 billion worldwide to date. Their films have won 14 Academy Awards, 40 BAFTA Awards, the Producers Guild of America's David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures, and prestigious prizes at the Cannes and Berlin International Film Festivals. Working Title's recent releases include Darkest Hour, directed by Joe Wright and starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Ben Mendelsohn; Baby Driver, directed by Edgar Wright and starring Ansel Elgort, Lily James, and Jamie Foxx; Victoria & Abdul, directed by Stephen Frears and starring Judi Dench as Queen Victoria; Johnny English Strikes Again, starring Rowan Atkinson and directed by David Kerr; and James Marsh's King of Thieves, starring Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay, and Ray Winstone. Upcoming projects include Josie Rourke's Mary, Queen of Scots, starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie; Joe Cornish's The Kid Who Would Be King, starring Patrick Stewart and Rebecca Ferguson; Marjane Satrapi's Marie Curie biopic Radioactive, starring Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley; Tom Hooper's film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Cats, starring Ian McKellen, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, and Taylor Swift; and an untitled Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis project, starring Lily James, Himesh Patel and Kate McKinnon.





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