Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie join “The Personal History of David Copperfield”

Vastavam web: British actors Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie have joined Dev Patel in the “The Personal History of David Copperfield”.The film takes a modern look at Charles Dickens’ “The Personal History of David Copperfield” with Patel playing the titular character.The details of characters of Laurie, 58, and Swinton, 57, are not known as of yet. The cast also includes Aneurin Barnard, Ben Whishaw, Morfydd Clark, Anthony Welsh, and Rosalind Eleaza.

The novel, first published in 1850, follows the journey of Copperfield, who was modeled after Dickens himself, from impoverished childhood to becoming a successful author.