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Entertainment Daisy Edgar Jones' Co-Stars For 'Where The Crawdads Sing' Have Just Been Confirmed

20:20  26 january  2021
20:20  26 january  2021 Source:   elleuk.com

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Edgar - Jones starred as Marianne opposite Paul Mescal as Connell in the BBC production of Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People, a performance full of She will be seen next in a “social thriller”, Fresh, whose storyline has been kept strictly confidential. It’s not yet clear when Where the Crawdads Sing

Daisy Edgar - Jones landed the starring role of Kya in the 3000 Pictures and Hello Sunshine film adaptation of Delia Owens’ New York Times bestselling novel, Where the Crawdads Sing . Set up at Sony, the film is being directed by Olivia Newman from a screenplay written by Oscar-nominated

a person posing for the camera: Bestselling novel 'Where The Crawdads Sing' is to be adapted into a movie starring Daisy Edgar Jones. Here's everything we know so far, from plot to release. © David M. Benett - Getty Images Bestselling novel 'Where The Crawdads Sing' is to be adapted into a movie starring Daisy Edgar Jones. Here's everything we know so far, from plot to release.

Daisy Edgar Jones is set to take on another bestselling cult novel with her latest role.

The Normal People star - who shot to prominence during the 2020 lockdown for starring opposite Paul Mescal in the screen adaptation of Sally Rooney's coming-of-age novel about love, sex, class, friendship and mental health - was recently cast for Where The Crawdads Sing.

The adaptation will take the form of a film, and has already found its lead cast and director. What else do we know about Where The Crawdads sing? Read on to find out...

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What is Where the Crawdads Sing going to be about? It's pretty early stages so we don't know the full official cast yet - although we ' re hoping Reese might be part of the cast as well as the production team - but we do now know that Normal People's Daisy Edgar Jones has been confirmed for the

Related: Normal People star criticises claims the show is just a "millennial love story". Where the Crawdads Sing centres on a young woman named Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter's production house Hello Sunshine is working on the film, which will be released by Sony Pictures.

What is Where The Crawdads Sing about?

The film will be based on the bestselling and the debut fiction novel written by wildlife scientists Delia Owens. Starting in 1952, the book follows Kya, who grows up in an isolated marshy part of North Carolina. The book, split into two parts, then picks up with Kya in 1965 when she is 19 years old before a murder case enters the storyline. Described as an 'ode to nature' and a suspense-laden thriller, the book has garnered praise and interest around the world.

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Who is in the cast and crew of Where The Crawdads Sing?

Self-proclaimed book lover Reese Witherspoon acquired the rights to produce the novel via her production company Hello Sunshine (in partnership with 3000 Pictures) after featuring it in her online book club.

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Daisy Edgar - Jones will star as Kya. The book itself has had an incredible journey. Where The Crawdads Sing wasn’t supposed to be a bestseller. Before its publication, Owens was a relative unknown, a 70-year-old scientist who had never published a novel before and had been working on

Daisy Edgar - Jones is about to find out Where the Crawdads Sing . The English actress is best known for playing Marianne in the BBC/Hulu adaptation of Sally Rooney's Normal People. Delia Owens' debut novel, Where the Crawdads Sing , tells the story of a young girl who, abandoned by her family

Witherspoon, who also brought to screen Big Little Lies, Gone Girl and Little Fires Everywhere, is also known for putting women front and centre of her productions. Where The Crawdads Sing is no different with Witherspoon producing, Lucy Alibar (who wrote the Oscar-nominate Beasts Of The Southern Wild) as screenwriter and Olivia Newman directing.

The first actor to be confirmed to take part in the film is Edgar-Jones, who was an actor one everybody's lips in 2020 after playing the lead role of the whimsical Marianne in Normal People. The 22-year-old will now be taking on another lead, playing Kya, in the forthcoming screen adaptation.

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On Monday (January 25), more actors were confirmed. Taylor John Smith - who has starred in another book-to-TV series Sharp Objects with Amy Adams in 2018 - and Harris Dickinson (Maleficent and TV series Trust) are also joining the cast, Hello Sunshine confirmed on Instagram.

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Where The Crawdads Sing : Everything You Need To Know About Daisy Edgar - Jones ’s Next Film. The world has changed a lot since then, but further news of the project has just emerged. Normal People’s Daisy Edgar - Jones has been cast as Kya. It’s not clear whether Witherspoon will star in the

Daisy Edgar - Jones will star . The British actress is one of the breakout stars of Hulu's 2020 hit Normal People, the gripping streaming adaptation of Sally Witherspoon added that it's "really exciting" to turn Crawdads into a motion picture. "It's just one of those really exciting, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities

Does Where The Crawdads Sing have a release date?

According to IMDB, the film is currently in pre-production, and with the remaining cast members only just being confirmed there is still a lot of work to be done on this movie so no release date has been confirmed.

We'll update this article as soon as we know more.

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