Thursday, February 27, 2020

SPECTACULAR NEW TRAILER AND POSTERS FOR NETFLIX EPIC FANTASY SERIES THE LETTER FOR THE KING! CHARLES DICKENS' A TALE OF TWO CITIES TO BECOME TV SERIES

     'A TALE OF TWO CITIES'
NEW DICKENS TV ADAPTATION!
A Tale of Two Cities is getting a new adaptation
After Dickensian and Christmas Carol, we are getting a new TV series adaptation of a Charles Dickens' work. This time Jack Thorne, who wrote Radioactive and Secret Garden, upcoming films for Studiocanal, will pen a small screen adaptation of A TALE OF TWO CITIES for Legendary Global. As Deadline reports, the series is inspired by Dickens’ original publication of the novel as weekly chapters in a newspaper, and set in London and Paris during the French Revolution. It tells the story of French doctor Manette, his 18-year long imprisonment in the Bastille in Paris and his release to live in London with his daughter Lucie, whom he had never met.

     'THE LETTER FOR THE KING'
NEW TRAILER AND POSTERS!
You can also check out a new trailer for new fantasy series THE LETTER FOR THE KING which will arrive to Netflix March 29th as the adaptation of a 1962 classic book from their writer Tonke Dragt. How to Train Your
The series arrives March 20th at Netflix
Dragon and Puss in Boots' Will Davies adapted the six episode series which stars Amir Wilson in the lead role of a young boy who holds the fate of the kingdom in his hands when he embarks on a quest to deliver a secret message, David Wenham as Sir Tiuri the Valiant, Jakob Oftebro as Crown Prince Iridian, Jack Barton as Foldo, Jonah Less as Jussipo and Ruby Serkis as Lavinia.

The Story
is set in a fantasy world of three kingdoms, following 16 year old squire Tiuri. When he answers a desperate call for help, he finds himself on a perilous mission that could cost him his life.
The new series will air in six hourlong episodes
He must deliver a secret letter to the King who lives across the Great Mountains. Tiuri must abandon his home, break all the rules and leave everything behind – even the knighthood he has dreamed of for so long. The
The series is based on a beloved children's classic from Holland
future of the entire realm depends on the letter and Tiuri  must trust no one and keep his true identity secret. Above all, he must never reveal what is in the letter.

6 comments:

  1. I enjoyed reading "A Tale of Two Cities" and vaguely recall an old black-and-white movie of it. A new miniseries would be welcome!

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    1. Yes, there were a number of adaptations in recent decades, but I myself haven't seen any so far, hope they do nice casting.

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  2. Neither of these really intrigue me. I remember trying to get through A Tale of Two Cities. Ugh, I never did finish it..

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    1. I've never read it myself. I probably should.

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  3. I never got around to reading A Tale of Two Cities, but from what Jax says, I suppose that's a good thing. I may try the miniseries though.

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    1. Hope they will find some nice actors for it.

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