Posted on 07/31/2020 by Helena    Filed under: Projects, Rebecca   4    

The Daily Mail has revealed the very first look of Rebecca (2020) starring Lily James, Armie Hammer and Keeley Hawes.

DAILY MAILLily James said Kristin Scott Thomas was ‘so absolutely terrifying’ as scary housekeeper Mrs Danvers when they were filming the new version of Daphne du Maurier’s gothic thriller Rebecca she felt compelled to obey her every command.

‘I almost jumped out of a window when she told me to!’ James admitted, as we discussed what it was like working on the film adaptation of the romantic murder mystery that’s still selling more than 50,000 copies a year, eight decades after it was first published.

Luckily for James, it was a film-set window, hence ‘like only two inches off the ground’.

Also luckily, there was plenty of light relief between takes when the actors weren’t inhabiting their characters, all of them oppressed by the shadow of Rebecca.

‘Oh, God, we were really hamming it up when we weren’t in front of the cameras!’ James told me.

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