• Dev Patel to Star in ‘David Copperfield' Movie From ‘Veep' Creator

    3 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    Armando Iannucci already has his Death of Stalin follow-up planned. The Veep creator will next helm a David Copperfield movie movie that updates the classic Charles Dickens novel in present day. And now Iannucci has his leading man: Dev Patel .
    The Death of Stalin is one of the funniest movies of the last few years, and it's just the latest pitch-perfect, pitch-black comedy from Armando Iannucci. Iannucci, who helmed the hilarious In the Loop and created the hit HBO series Veep , already has his next project lined up: a modern-day retelling of Charles Dickens' David Copperfield titled The...
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  • Dev Patel Set As Lead In ‘The Personal History Of David Copperfield'

    Dev Patel Set As Lead In ‘The Personal History Of David Copperfield'

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Dev Patel , an Oscar nominee for his role in the Garth Davis-directed biopic, Lion , is attached to star in The Personal History of David Copperfield , a film based on Charles Dickens' semi-autobiographical novel David Copperfield , which has Oscar nominee and Veep creator Armando Iannucci directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Simon Blackwell.
    Said to be a modern take on Dickens' chronicle of the life of the iconic title character, the film follows Copperfield as he...
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