Variety reported, Anna Paquin has been cast as the lead in Tell It to the Bees. It’s the film adaptation of the novel of the same title by Fiona Shaw.
Paquin will play the role Dr. Jean Markham, who recently returned to her hometown after leaving as a teen. She’s inheriting her late father’s medical practice. There, she’ll feel an instant attraction with Holiday Grainger’s character, who’ll be playing the mother of her patient.
The film is set to start filming in Scotland. The cast also includes Kate Dickie, Emun Elliott, Steven Robertson, Lauren Lyle and Gregor Selkirk. Annabel Jankel is directing from Henrietta and Jessica Ashworth’s script.