New adaptation of Du Maurier's Rebecca
The Daphne du Maurier Website is delighted to confirm the news that there will be a new feature film adaptation of Du Maurier's 1938 bestselling novel REBECCA.
The film will star Lily James (Downton Abbey, War & Peace, Mamma Mia) as the second Mrs de Winter and Armie Hammer (The Social Network, The Lone Ranger, Free Fire) as Maxim de Winter.
The film will be directed by Ben Wheatley with a screenplay by Jane Goldman.
Kits Browning, Daphne du Maurier's son, said: 'The Estate [of Daphne du Maurier] are very pleased with the news that Working Title and Netflix will produce a new Feature Film of REBECCA next year.'
Keep an eye on the website and our social media pages (Facebook and Twitter) for more information as it becomes available.
We are looking forward to hearing more about this exciting new adaptation and we hope that it will bring Daphne's classic novel to the attention of more readers and viewers.