Keeley Hawes Joins Netflix Cast for ‘Rebecca’

Keeley Hawes Joins Netflix Cast for ‘Rebecca’

Bafta-nominated actress Keeley Hawes has joined Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Armie Hammer in Netflix’s adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s classic, Rebecca. The cast is loaded with stars, including Game of Thrones alum Ben Crompton. Keeley Hawes is best known for her roles in High-Rise and Bodyguard. Ann Dowd, #Bodyguard star Keeley Hawes, Sam Riley, and #GameOfThrones alum Ben Crompton have joined the cast of "Rebecca" alongside Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, and Armie Hammer pic.twitter.com/Ex7Kf2PJ72 — Netflix Queue (@netflixqueue) May 31, 2019 Originally published in 1938, the gothic tale tells the story of a widower, Maxim de Winter, and his new …

Kristin Scott Thomas to Play Mrs. Danvers in ‘Rebecca’

Kristin Scott Thomas to Play Mrs. Danvers in ‘Rebecca’

Kristin Scott Thomas, nominee for 1996’s Academy Award for Best Actress for The English Patient, has joined Lily James and Armie Hammer in the Netflix adaptation of Rebecca.   In 1938 the world received Daphne du Maurier’s gothic novel Rebecca. The novel a naïve young woman in her early 20s who marries with a wealthy Englishman, George Fortescue Maximilian “Maxim” de Winter, only to discover there are secrets involving Maxim’s deceased second wife. The novel has stayed in the public consciousness, being listed as at number 14 on the UK survey The Big Read in 2003 and even winning the UK’s favorite book of the past 225 years in a …