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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Dev Patel to star in David Copperfield film

The project will offer a modern take on Dickens' title character.

Reading Time: < 1 minuteIndian-origin British actor Dev Patel is set to play David Copperfield in the new retelling of Charles Dickens’ story — “The Personal History of David Copperfield”.

David Copperfield.Indian Link
Dev Patel

The film will be directed and written by “Veep” creator Armando Iannucci, reports variety.com.
The project will offer a modern take on Dickens’ title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it.
The original “David Copperfield” was first published in 1850 and describes the journey of the titular protagonist, who was modelled after Dickens himself, from impoverished childhood to becoming a successful author, thanks to perseverance and despite a lack of personal discipline.

David Copperfield.Indian Link
Kevin Loader and Iannucci will produce the feature, which was developed with FilmNation. He is directing from a script he wrote with Simon Blackwell.
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