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Netflix adaptation of Rebecca - news


Lily James


Armie Hammer

Late last year it was announced that Lily James and Armie Hammer had been cast in the roles of the second Mrs de Winter and Maxim in Ben Wheatley’s Netflix/Working Title adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s most famous novel Rebecca, with the screenplay to be written by Jane Goldman.

There was much speculation as to who would play the role of Mrs Danvers, and in May we were able to announce that Kristin Scott Thomas had been cast in that role.

Now that filming is underway on the new adaptation of Rebecca, the Daphne du Maurier website is delighted to reveal more details about the cast and the parts they are playing. 

We can confirm the following –

Lily James as Mrs de Winter
Armie Hammer as Maxim de Winter
Kristin Scott Thomas as Mrs Danvers
Tom Goodman-Hill as Frank Crawley
Keeley Hawes as Beatrice Lacy
Ann Dowd as Mrs van Hopper
Sam Riley as Jack Favell
Mark Lewis Jones as Inspector Welch
Jane Lapotaire as The Grandmother
Bryony Miller as Clarice
Ashleigh Reynolds as Robert
David Appleton as Night Watchman


Kristin Scott Thomas



Keeley Hawes

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