As part of a partnership with Sony 3000 Pictures struck earlier this year, a new adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s classic novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover is coming to Netflix. Meanwhile, the adaptation will star The Crown actress, Emma Corrin in the lead role. Read on to find out more about this exciting movie project.
Netflix releasing Lady Chatterley’s Lover with Emma Corrin
Emma Corrin, who played Princess Diana in The Crown, will be leading the cast of the Netflix adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s classic novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover. This new project is part of a partnership deal struck between Netflix and Sony earlier this year.
The movie will be directed by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre (The Mustang, Mrs. America, The Act), while David Magee wrote the script. Magee is known for his work on Life of Pi, Finding Neverland, Mary Poppins Returns and an upcoming adaptation of The Little Mermaid. Meanwhile, producers are Academy Award nominees Laurence Mark and Peter Czernin along with Graham Broadbent of Blue Print Pictures. Executive producers are Marisa Paiva and Nikki Cooper of 3000 Pictures.
What is the movie’s plot?
For those who haven’t heard of the controversial, classic D.H. Lawrence novel, it was a story ahead of its time. The story follows the life of Lady Chatterley, a woman born to wealth and privilege who eventually falls out of love with her husband.
The Lady ends up having a torrid affair with the gamekeeper on their English estate. Through this affair, she discovers more intimacy and desire than she thought possible. Once she realizes that she has fallen for the man, heart and soul, she breaks all traditions of the time and seeks happiness with the man she loves.
Cast of the Netflix film Lady Chatterley’s Lover
Emma Corrin, known for her role as Lady Diana Spencer in Season 4 of the Netflix series The Crown will play the role of Lady Chatterley.
Her co-stars will include Jack O’Connell (SAS: Rogue Heroes, Godless) and Matthew Duckett (A Confession, Demetrinox).
What is the production status of the movie?
The filming of Lady Chatterley’s Lover officially began in London on September 13, 2021. However, according to a local news report in Wales, some filming has already taken place at the lovely Lake Vyrnwy in Northern Wales. It was said this was carried out close to the north end of the lake and the main dam on September 20. Meanwhile, other reports have mentioned filming being carried out around Snowdonia, the highest mountain range in the UK.
As for the release date, Netflix and Sony have yet to set an official date. However, What’s On Netflix reports it is likely to premiere on the streaming channel at some time in 2022.
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