Netflix has announced a bunch of new additions to the cast of Ben Wheatley’s remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca, based on the novel by author Daphne Du Maurier.
Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard), Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale, Hereditary), Sam Riley (Free Fire, Control), and Ben Crompton (Game of Thrones) have taken supporting roles in the film. They’ll be joining previously announced lead actors Armie Hammer (Free Fire, Call Me By Your Name, The Social Network), Lily James (Baby Driver), and Kristin Scott Thomas (Darkest Hour).
The film based on the 1938 novel by Daphne du Maurier, follows a woman who marries a widower, but as his servants become more hostile, the newlywed grows more fearful, until she eventually learns the secret of what really happened to his first wife.
Ben Wheatley (Free Fire, High-Rise) will be directing from a script penned by Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass, Kingsman: The Secret Service, X-Men: First Class).
They also mention that filming begins next week in the United Kingdom and France.
The gothic romance tale’s production team includes cinematographer Laurie Rose (Free Fire), production designer Sarah Greenwood (Darkest Hour, Hanna, Atonement, Sherlock Holmes), and composer Clint Mansell (Requiem For A Dream, High-Rise, Ghost In The Shell).
GeeksWorldwide adding that the production dates are expected to be June 3rd to August 9th.
Netflix has yet to announce when Rebecca will be released.