The BBC and Disney’s FX have released a teaser trailer for the upcoming limited series adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel, “Great Expectations”.
The six-part limited series from Academy Award nominee and BAFTA Award-winning writer Steven Knight will feature a stellar cast including Olivia Colman, Fionn Whitehead, Tom Sweet, Ashley Thomas, Johnny Harris, Hayley Squires, Owen McDonnell, Trystan Gravelle, Rudi Dharmalingam and Matt Berry.
“Great Expectations” is the coming-of-age story of an orphan nicknamed “Pip.” Dickens first released it in a series of weekly chapters beginning in December 1860 before it was subsequently published as a novel.
Check out the trailer below:
Steven Knight has written, and executive produced “Great Expectations”, which is also being executive produced by Tom Hardy, Ridley Scott, Dean Baker, David W. Zucker, Kate Crowe and Tommy Bulfin for the BBC. FX Productions will produce “Great Expectations” in association with the BBC, Scott Free and Hardy Son & Baker.
“Great Expectations” is the second Dickens adaptation penned by Knight, following the hit limited series “A Christmas Carol”.
The new limited series will be airing in the Spring in the United Kingdom on BBC One and iPlayer and it will stream on Hulu in the U.S. Internationally, it will be available to stream on Star+ in Latin America and on Disney+ under the Star banner at a later date.
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