Madcap first full trailer for Armando Iannucci's new take on David Copperfield arrives online
A first trailer for The Personal History of David Copperfield, Armando Iannucci's new take on Charles Dickens' classic tale, has debuted online. Click below to watch it:
The film stars Dev Patel as Copperfield, with Peter Capaldi, Daisy May Cooper, Gwendoline Christie, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton and Ben Whishaw also in key roles.
The story follows the good-hearted David Copperfield throughout his life, from his journey as an unwanted orphan and into adulthood.
We watch on as he sets out to be a writer and follow his quest for family, friendship, romance and status.
Iannucci directs and has adapted Dickens' novel with regular co-writer Simon Blackwell.
The Personal History of David Copperfield will be released into UK cinemas on January 10th in 2020.