Cornwall news Netflix to release blockbuster Rebecca based on gothic Cornish tale UK news

MetiNews.Com - It's a Cornish classic - but it was filmed in DEVON

Cornwall news Netflix to release blockbuster Rebecca based on gothic Cornish tale UK news

MetiNews.Com - It's a Cornish classic - but it was filmed in DEVON

Cornwall news  Netflix to release blockbuster Rebecca based on gothic Cornish tale UK news
17 September 2020 - 07:56

Breaking News ! The trailer for new Netflix movie adaptation of gothic Cornish tale Rebecca has dropped. Daphne du Maurier’s classic gothic thriller novel is being retold in film, directed by Ben Wheatley, and follows a newly married woman (played by Lily James) as she arrives at the English estate of her wealthy husband Maxim de Winter (Armie Hammer). But what begins as a whirlwind romance goes awry after she is haunted by the ghost of his dead first wife, Rebecca, whose legacy is kept alive by the sinister housekeeper Mrs Danvers (Kristin Scott Thomas). But despite all the links to the county, filming for the Netflix blockbuster, which is set in a Cornish estate named Manderley, actually took place inDevon. Filming commenced last July at a Devon beauty spot that was closed when a film crew took over for the latest Netflix blockbuster. Large lights and thick cables were set up at the top of the cliffs overlooking Hartland Quay while diggers and cranes were spotted down on the ground. It was understood the film crew had built an entire set around the existing row of houses, shops and hotel. The Netflix blockbuster stars Armie Hammer and Lily James (Image: Kerry Brown/Netflix) A synopsis of the film reads: "After a whirlwind romance in Monte Carlo with handsome widower Maxim de Winter (Armie Hammer), a newly married young woman (Lily James) arrives at Manderley, her new husband’s imposing family estate on a windswept English coast.

. In the Cornwall Celebrity Spotting group, you'll find the latest showbiz news, gossip, photos and videos from Cornwall Live. Plus there'll be famous sightings in Cornwall and the secret luxury spots loved by some of the county's most famous fans. Find us at Cornwall Celebrity Spotting and click join. "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 (Kristin Scott Thomas)." The novel was last adapted for screens in 1940 by Alfred Hitchcock. The Netflix blockbuster will be released on October 21 at 8am BST.

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Cornwall news Netflix to release blockbuster Rebecca based on gothic Cornish tale UK news


Cornwall news Netflix to release blockbuster Rebecca based on gothic Cornish tale UK news


Cornwall news Netflix to release blockbuster Rebecca based on gothic Cornish tale UK news


Cornwall news Netflix to release blockbuster Rebecca based on gothic Cornish tale UK news

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