Deadline reported, Dev Patel has been cast to star in The Personal History of David Copperfield.
It’s a film based on the autobiographical novel David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. Armando Iannucci is attached to direct and as a co-writer of the script with Simon Blackwell.
It’s going to be a modern adaptation of Dicken’s novel. Patel is going to play David Copperfield, who’s the protagonist of the story.