Dev Patel to star in Armando Iannucci’s next based on Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: February 15, 2018 10:19 am

Dev Patel is all set to star in Armando Ianucci’s next.

Charles Dickens’ The Personal History of David Copperfield is all set to be recreated on screen with Lion actor Dev Patel in the lead. It will be written and directed by Emmy-winning Veep creator Armando Iannucci, reports Variety.

Charles Dickens’ autobiographical character of Copperfield was about the journey of a successful author who went his way despite belonging to an impoverished background and a not-so-disciplined lifestyle. It is also reported that Iannuci will give the story a modern take and will have the title character navigate through a chaotic world to find his own place. The feature is being developed on a script by Ianucci and Simon Blackwell. Ianucci is also producing the film…

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