Jonathan Pryce, Meera Syal, Toby Jones Join Cast of ‘Flavia de Luce’

Jonathan Pryce (“The Two Popes”), Meera Syal (“Yesterday”) and Toby Jones (“Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”) are becoming a member of the forged of “Flavia de Luce.”

As revealed by Variety, Isla Gie (“The Sandman,” “The Outlaws”) will star alongside Martin Freeman (“Sherlock,” The Hobbit”) within the upcoming characteristic movie, which is an adaptation of the New York Times bestselling novel “The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery.”

Protagonist Pictures has launched worldwide gross sales on the household journey and is introducing to consumers on the ongoing Cannes movie market. CAA Media Finance are dealing with North America.

Adapted by Susan Coyne (“Daisy Jones and the Six”), the movie will comply with the adventures of 11-year-old Flavia de Luce (Gie), who’s each an beginner detective and a grasp poisoner. When she discovers a lifeless physique in her household’s decaying British manor home and her father is accused of the homicide, Flavia launches her personal investigation to uncover household secrets and techniques and produce the true assassin to justice.

The movie can be directed by Emmy and BAFTA-nominated director Bharat Nalluri (“The Man Who Invented Christmas,” “Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day”).

The movie is being produced by Paula Mazur and Mitchell Kaplan for The Mazur Kaplan Company and Robert Mickelson for Mystic Point, with Protagonist Pictures CEO Dave Bishop and chief industrial officer George Hamilton serving as government producers.. The two manufacturing firms beforehand collaborated on “The Man Who Invented Christmas.”

Alan Bradley’s novel on which the movie relies, gained quite a few awards, together with The Debut Dagger Award, The Agatha Award and The Dilys Award. It was named the New York Times Review Favorite Mystery of The Year and was included in Amazon’s Top 10 in Mysteries and Thrillers. The novel is the primary in a collection of 10 Flavia de Luce mysteries.

Syal was just lately accorded the BAFTA Fellowship, the group’s highest accolade. Pryce scored a finest actor Oscar nomination for “The Two Popes,” whereas Jones was nominated on the BIFAs for “The Wonder.”

Pryce is represented by Julian Belfrage Associates and Anonymous Content, Syal by Artists Rights Group and Jones by Artists Rights Group and CAA.

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