BBC's "Great Expectations" rounds out its cast
Posted at 10:32 AM (PDT) on Saturday, July 2, 2011

Shooting is set to start later this month on the BBC's three-part TV adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel Great Expectations.

Written by Sarah Phelps, and directed by Brian Kirk, it's billed as being "part thriller, part mystery, with a powerful love story at its heart and Dickens' trademark wit and characterisation throughout, Sarah Phelps' three-part adaptation embraces all of these qualities, delivering a vibrant, visceral, story."

Joining the already announced Ray Winstone (Magwitch), Douglas Booth (Pip), Gillian Anderson (Miss Haversham) and Izzy Meikle-Small (Young Estella) are: