• Fri. May 24th, 2024

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Netflix Original Film REBECCA directed by Ben Wheatley

KEELEY HAWES, ANN DOWD, SAM RILEY AND BEN CROMPTON ROUND OUT CASTING FOR BEN WHEATLEY’S GOTHIC THRILLER “REBECCA”

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

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

Writers: Screenplay by Jane Goldman; Current revisions by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse, based on the novel by Daphne Du Maurier

Cast: BAFTA nominee Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard, Misbehaviour), Emmy Award Winner Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale, Hereditary),  SamRiley (Free Fire, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) and Ben Crompton (Game of Thrones, Strike) join the previously announced Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James and Armie Hammer

LoglineRebecca 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.

The film will start production next week in the UK and France.