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Casting a younger lady in an upper-class but loveless marriage? Is she courting scandal in her effort to really feel alive? You then’ve gotta give Emma Corrin a name. In keeping with Deadline, that’s precisely what 3000 Footage did, and now The Crown actress is reportedly in talks to star of their upcoming adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s novel Woman Chatterley’s Lover, famously the topic of a 1960 obscenity trial and tailored for our collective Bridgerton-obsessed brains. The Mustang filmmaker Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre will direct the undertaking, with a screenplay by Lifetime of Pi’s David Magee.

Corrin, who simply final weekend gained this 12 months’s Golden Globe for Finest Actress in a Tv Collection, Drama for her flip as Diana, Princess of Wales, would star because the titular Woman Chatterley, born Constance Reid, who finds herself in a torrid affair with Oliver Mellors, the gamekeeper of her emotionally distant, high-born husband, Sir Clifford Chatterley. The 1928 novel’s intercourse scenes result in it to be banned for obscenity in america, Canada, Australia, India, and Japan upon its launch. We are able to really feel our bosoms heaving already.

Replace August 18: Woman Chatterly has gotten her lovers. Deadline is reporting that Jack O’Connell (Skins, This Is England) and Matthew Ducket (A Confession) have signed on to the movie. O’Connell’s has earlier expertise in a piece centered on scandal and a great deal of horny intercourse, having performed Cook dinner in Skins 2.0. Woman Chatterly’s Lover would be the first film produced below Sony Image’s first look take care of Netflix.


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