|Based on||Great Expectations|
by Charles Dickens
|Written by||Steven Knight|
|Directed by||Lucy Forbes|
|Country of origin|
Great Expectations is an upcoming period drama developed by Steven Knight. It is based on the novel of the same name by Charles Dickens.
A young orphan takes strides in order to change his life into one of a gentleman's.
It was announced in May 2020 that Steven Knight would develop a television series adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel in a collaborations between the BBC and FX, his second after 2019's A Christmas Carol.
In February 2022, the cast for the series was announced, with Olivia Colman cast as Miss Havisham, and Fionn Whitehead cast as Pip. Filming began by March 2022, with production taking place at Buckler's Hard, Hampshire on March 30.