Lily James (Working Title’s “Baby Driver” and “Darkest Hour”) stars as a young married woman (played by Joan Fontaine in Hitchcock’s 1940 classic) who arrives at Manderley, the bleak English coast estate of her new husband Maxim DeWinter (“On the Basis of Sex” star Armie Hammer takes on the Laurence Olivier role). There she battles the shadow of his dead first wife Rebecca, as well as her imposing housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers.
More details to come. James most recently starred in the worldwide blockbuster “Momma Mia! Here We Go Again,” while Hammer is coming off the acclaimed “Call Me By Your Name.”
This is not Working Title’s first foray with the streaming giant. They are currently shooting Netflix’s “Tales of the City