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Eddie Izzard To Play Dr. Jekyll

There have been many variations of Robert Louis Stevenson’s iconic 1886 novella The Unusual Case Of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by the years since its publication. However none of them have starred Eddie Izzard. That modifications now, as she’s on to play Dr. Nina Jekyll in a brand new movie model merely known as Dr. Jekyll.

Joe Stephenson is directing the movie, which he developed with author Dan Kelly-Mulhern through the pandemic lockdown. The story follows the reclusive Nina Jekyll discovering friendship along with her newly employed assist, Rob (Scott Chambers, who starred for Stephenson in 2016’s Rooster) who should work collectively to stop Hyde from destroying her life. The cameras begin cranking this week.

“I’m very excited to be taking part in the position of Nina Jekyll on this new function movie and it’s great to have the ability to reimagine this basic story in a contemporary manner,” says Izzard.

Provides Stephenson: “I’m thrilled that Eddie is becoming a member of us as my Nina Jekyll. Along with her being the extraordinary and versatile actress she is, taking part in towards Scott’s pure expertise to make us imagine within the good in individuals, I can’t wait to deliver this suspenseful tackle the long-lasting basic to life.”

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