Originally debuting exclusively in UK cinemas all the way back in September, a fresh new look at Armando Iannucci’s The Personal History of David Copperfield has arrived today, marking the film’s UK release and home media pre-orders. This comes alongside news that another new trailer for The Thick Of It creator’s brilliant Dickens adaptation is on the way from the U.S. distributors
Fox Searchlight Pictures – having been rated by Consumer Protection BC. Check out the new (technically first) UK trailer from Lionsgate UK below, and stay tuned for the U.S. trailer online in the next few weeks:
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. Emmy® winners and Oscar® nominees Armando Iannucci and Simon Blackwell lend their wry, yet heart-filled storytelling style to revisiting Dickens’ iconic hero on his quirky journey from impoverished orphan to burgeoning writer in Victorian England.
Starring Dev Patel, Peter Capaldi, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie, Ben Whishaw, Aneurin Barnard, Morfydd Clark, Anthony Welsh and Rosalind Eleazar, the film is out now in the UK, and hits US cinemas May 8.