The first look of Ben Wheatley’s Rebecca, an adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s novel, is out now. Previously, Rebecca has been made into a movie back in 1940 by Alfred Hitchcock. The Hitchcock version of Rebecca even won 2 Oscars including one for best picture. Netflix’s Rebecca is all set to come out very soon.
As much as we are excited about the new movie. we are here to drop all the important updates regarding the new movie.
As Rebecca is based on the novel Maurier, it will be reflecting the same plot. And, as the Netflix synopsis for the movie reads, “After a whirlwind romance in Monte Carlo with handsome widower Maxim de Winter (played by Armie Hammer), a newly married young woman (Lily James) arrives at Manderley, her new husband’s imposing family estate on a windswept English coast.
“Naive and inexperienced, she begins to settle into the trappings of her new life but finds herself battling the shadow of Maxim’s first wife, the elegant and urbane Rebecca, whose haunting legacy is kept alive by Manderley’s sinister housekeeper Mrs. Danvers”.
Apart from the story, we will witness the new form of the movie recreated by English filmmaker, Ben Wheatley. And, we hope it will be as good as the book. Till then, wait, for it to release.
Netflix’s Rebecca Release Date And Cast
The stills for Netflix’s Rebecca are out now and so is the release date. Yikes! Rebecca is finally coming out to stream on 21st October on Netflix. Even though the movie is huge on the basis of the storyline and crew, there is no information regarding its cinema release. The movie will be out only on Netflix, as per the information.
As for the cast, Ben Wheatley is directing the movie. The cast includes Lily James (Downtown Abbey) and Hotshot Armie Hammer. They will be portraying the role of beautiful Mrs. De Winter and troubled widower Mr. de Winter, respectively.
Famous actress, Kristen Scott Thomas, will also be seen in the movie as the creepy housekeep, Mrs. Danvers. Along with Thomas, Keeley Hawes will play Maxim’s sister (Beatrice Lacey) and John Hollingworth will be seen as her husband, Giles.
Also, Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale) will also be seen in the movie with Bill Paterson as Dr. Baker. Sam Riley will be seen playing Rebecca’s lover and first cousin Jack Favell. Unfortunately, there is no trailer for Rebecca out, yet.