BBC’s ‘David Copperfield’ Movie Makes Major Casting Announcement

BBC’s ‘David Copperfield’ Movie Makes Major Casting Announcement

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Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield is getting a proper, elaborate adaptation from Veep mastermind Armando Iannucci, and it’s begun casting. The Hollywood Reporter reports Dev Patel has signed on to the project, following his award-winning role in last year’s Lion.   Dev Patel posing with his BAFTA. | Image Via Bollywood Life   We don’t yet know who Patel will be playing, as we also know very little about the adaptation. Much can be gleaned, however, from the crew working on the film. The movie is written by Iannucci and Simon Blackwell, both of whom have an extensive background in comedy writing. …