Bill Nighy, Callum Turner to Star in EMMA

Bill Nighy and Fantastic Beasts actor Callum Turner have joined Focus Features' "Emma" according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Anya Taylor-Joy stars in the title role, with Johnny Flynn as George Knightley. Miranda Hart, Mia Goth, Josh O'Connor, Rupert Graves, Gemma Whelan, Amber Anderson and Tanya Reynolds will also star.

The new adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel will be directed by Autumn de Wilde. The screenplay, written by Eleanor Catton, is comedy of manners about a self-proclaimed matchmaker in a small village.

The film is produced by Working Title's Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner and Blueprint Pictures' Graham Broadbent and Pete Czernin.

Focus Features and Universal Pictures International will distribute the film.

Read the original story on The Hollywood Reporter.

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