When it comes to literary genius they don’t get more astonishing than the greatly revered Charles Dickens, and now the authors famed tale of Victorian life in David Copperfield finds its way to the big screen in the lavishly produced The Personal History of David Copperfield.
Watch the glorious new trailer below:
Here’s the official synopsis:
The Personal History of David Copperfield re-imagines Charles Dickens’ classic ode to grit and perseverance through the comedic lens of its award-winning filmmakers— giving the Dickensian tale new life for a cosmopolitan age with a diverse ensemble cast of stage and screen actors from across the world.
Directed by the visionary Armando Iannucci and starring Dev Patel (Lion), The Personal History of David Copperfield is a grand tale of one young man’s coming of age in time of great change and robustness and it’s eclectic mix of drama and comedy is sure to entice and enchant audiences.
With bold imagination, Iannucci has re-imagined Dickens for a new era, while not straying from the original texts thought-provoking story, and lead actor Dev Patel truly looks ready to put his own mark on the character of David Copperfield and to do the great Dickens proud.
The Personal History of David Copperfield will arrive in cinemas on March 26.