Colin Firth and Julie Walters to Star in ‘The Secret Garden’ Adaptation

Colin Firth and Julie Walters to Star in ‘The Secret Garden’ Adaptation

Jack Thorne, best known for his work on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, is currently at work on developing a new adaptation of The Secret Garden for the big screen.   The film will be directed by Marc Munden (Utopia) and will co-star Colin Firth and Julie Walters.   Veering further into the future than the the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, the film will take place in 1947 just after World War II and lead up to the partition of India.   The Secret Garden (which is, personally, one of my favorite stories to ever exist…ever) details the life of Mary Lennox, an …