Tuesday, September 26, 2017

ITV'S 'VANITY FAIR' TV SERIES ADAPTATION CASTS CHARLIE ROWE, JOHNNY FLYNN, FRANCES DE LA TOUR, SURANNE JONES, MICHAEL PALIN! 1ST PHOTO REVEALED!

  'VANITY FAIR' TV SERIES
FIRST PHOTO REVEALED!
First photo from the upcoming series
I already announced earlier this year that British ITV's small screen adaptation of William Thackeray's classic novel VANITY FAIR will have Olivia Cooke and Tom Bateman in lead roles, but today we not only have the rest of the cast announced, but we also have the first photo showing the pair over in Budapest where the seven part historical drama is currently shooting.

  VANITY FAIR, produced by Mammoth Screen (the same company that brought us Victoria and Poldark), is set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, and follows modern heroine Becky Sharp as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of English Society. Her
After airing on ITV in UK, Vanity Fair will air on Amazon too in US
story of villainy, crime, merriment, lovemaking, jilting, laughing, cheating, fighting and dancing, takes her all the way to the court of King George IV, via the Battle of Waterloo, breaking hearts and losing fortunes as she goes.

STELLAR NEW CAST ADDED!
Charlie Rowe will play George Osborne
Lead heroine Becky Sharp is played by Olivia Cooke, Tom Bateman (Da Vinci's Demons) is Captain Rawdon Crawley! They are now joined by Charlie Rowe as George Osborne, Johnny Flynn (Genius) as Dobbin, Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) as Sir Pitt Crawley, Frances de La Tour (Vicious, The Collection) as Miss Matilda Crawley, Suranne Jones (Doctor Foster) as Miss Pinkerton and Michael Palin as Thackeray himself. Claudia Jessie (Line of Duty) will play Becky’s confidante Amelia Sedley, with Simon Russell Beale and Claire Skinner as her parents, and David Fynn as her brother Joss.

10 comments:

  1. I tried to read Vanity Fair once. Could NOT plough through it.

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    1. I had to at college! And in English too!

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    2. Same here. I threw it out of my window.

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    3. mine is still in the bookshelf with broken spine

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    4. it's not Austen or Twilight or James Joyce or Faulkner... then I would

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  2. It's a big old book, isn't it? This might make it more digestible.

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    1. yep, one could kill someone with a knock on the head with it :)

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  3. I didn't read the book (really, who has time for that) but I have no problem jumping on the series train.

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    1. 'tis just seven meagre episodes indeed

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