‘Guernsey’ in pre-production for spring shoot

Lily JamesThe big screen adaptation of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is now in pre-production with filming due to begin in the spring. 

UK-based Blueprint Pictures and Mazur/Kaplan in the US are producing the feature, which stars Lily James and Michiel Huisman.

The original novel by Annie Barros and Mary Ann Shaffer is set in 1946 and centres on author Juliet Ashton and her correspondence with a Guernsey resident, who sends her letters about life on the Channel Island under German Occupation.  

Lily James and Michiel Huisman star in the film with Mike Newell directing from a screenplay by Thomas Bezucha and Don Roos. 

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Lily James photo via Getty Images/WireImage/Luca Teuchmann. 


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