LOS ANGELES: Jack O’Connell, best known for the 2014 war film “Unbroken”, and Matthew Duckett of fame “Doctors” have joined “The Crown” star Emma Corrin in the new film adaptation of the classic DH novel Lawrence “Lady Chatterley’s Lovers”.
The project will be the first film to be produced under the new partnership where Sony Pictures will give Netflix a first look at all the films it intends to make for streaming, Deadline reported.
The story follows the life of Lady Chatterley, a woman born into a wealthy and privileged life, who soon finds herself married to a man she eventually falls in love with.
Lady Chatterley engages in a scorching affair with a gamekeeper on their English estate, discovering more desire and privacy than she might have thought possible.
When she realizes that she has fallen heart and soul, she breaks all the traditions of the day and seeks happiness with the man she loves.
Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, known for “La Mustang” and “La Loi”, will direct the film from the screenplay by the writer “La Vie de Pi” David Magee.
Laurence Mark, Pete Czernin and Graham Broadbent of Blueprint Pictures are producing “Lady Chatterley’s Lover”.
Marisa Paiva and Nikki Cooper are overseeing the film for Sony 3000 Pictures.