'VANITY FAIR' TV SERIES
NEW PHOTOS UNVEILED!
|Vanity Fair will air in seven hourlong episodes|
The seven part drama coming from Poldark's and Victoria's Mammoth Screen, is set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, and follows modern heroine Becky Sharp as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of English Society. Her story of villainy, crime, merriment, lovemaking, jilting, laughing,
cheating, fighting and dancing, takes her all the way to the court of
King George IV, via the Battle of Waterloo, breaking hearts and losing
fortunes as she goes.
|Olivia Cooke the star of Spielberg's Ready Player One takes the lead|
A RATHER STELLAR CAST INDEED
Her main love interest daft Captain Rawdon Crawley is played by Tom Bateman with Charlie Rowe as poor soldier George Osborne, Johnny
Flynn as Dobbin, Martin Clunes as Sir Pitt Crawley, Frances de La Tour as Miss Matilda Crawley, Suranne Jones as snobbish Miss Pinkerton and
Michael Palin as Thackeray himself. Claudia Jessie will play Becky’s confidante Amelia Sedley, with Simon Russell Beale and Claire Skinner as her parents, and David Fynn as her brother Joss.
|After airing on ITV in UK, Vanity Fair will air on Amazon too in US|
|The saga is based on William Thackeray's classic novel|