Set to close the London Film Festival, Mike Newell’s Great Expecations is looking more and more fabulous with each passing piece of marketing material. We’ve just been sent the UK trailer for the movie along with a new images of Jeremy Irvine who plays Pip in the movie. We recently caught up up with Irvine at the premiere of his other new movie ‘Now is Good’ whcih you can see here.
Great Expecations stars Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Irvine, Holliday Grainger, Robbie Coltrane, Jason Flemyng, Sally Hawkins, Tamzin Outhwaite, David Walliams and will be on general release 30th November.
Young orphan Pip is given a chance to rise from his humble beginnings thanks to a mysterious benefactor. Moving through London’s class ridden world as a gentleman, Pip uses his new found position to pursue the beautiful Estella; a spoilt heiress he’s loved since childhood. Yet the shocking truth behind his great fortune will have devastating consequences for everything he holds dear. Starring an award-winning cast, this British tour de force is directed by the BAFTA winning director of Four Weddings and A Funeral and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Mike Newell, and has been written for the big screen by David Nicholls, the acclaimed writer of the global best seller One Day. This adaptation of Dickens’ finest novel is produced by award winning partners at Number 9 Films, Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley (Made in Dagenham, How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, The Crying Game).The film has been financed by BBC Films, the BFI Film Fund, Lipsync Productions, Unison Films and Hart/ Lunsford Pictures.