STUDIOCANAL’S THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY SELLS TO NETFLIX IN THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, LATIN AMERICA, ITALY, EASTERN EUROPE AND SOUTHEAST ASIA
STUDIOCANAL Release Theatrically in their own territories UK (April 20), Australia (April 19), New Zealand (April 25), France (June 13) and Germany(August 9). Theatrical roll out will include rest of world where the film has sold out.
Produced by STUDIOCANAL with The Mazar Kaplan Company and Blueprint Pictures who are fresh from Awards season with the highly acclaimed Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri. Producers are Graham Broadbent (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, In Bruges), Peter Czernin (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, In Bruges), Paula Mazur (The Man Who Invented Christmas, Nim's Island, Corrina Corrina), Mitchell Kaplan (The Man Who Invented Christmas).
Directed by Mike Newell (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) and based on the New York Times #1 best-selling and much loved novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows which sold 7.5 million copies worldwide, THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY sees Lily James (Downton Abbey, Cinderella) play free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton, who forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII. The film also stars Michiel Huisman (The Age of Adaline), Glen Powell (Everybody Wants Some, Hidden Figures), Matthew Goode (The Imitation Game, Downton Abbey), Jessica Brown Findlay (Victor Frankenstein, Downton Abbey) and Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd, The Boat That Rocked) with Tom Courtenay (45 Years, Doctor Zhivago) and Penelope Wilton (The BFG, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel).
The screenplay was written by Thomas Bezucha (The Family Stone), Don Roos (This is Us, Marley & Me) and Kevin Hood (Becoming Jane, A Royal Night Out).