Lily James stars in Netflix’s The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society as author Juliet Ashton.
What: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
When: August 10, 2018
About The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Lily James portrays the author Juliet Ashton, as aspiring writer in post-war London who receives a letter about a literary society on the isle of Guernsey. However, she is drawn to a small island off the French coast by a group of World War II survivors who used reading as a means of coping.
In spite of being Mark Reynolds, Julie starts developing feelings for Dawsey Adams, the man who wrote her letters about his book club.
Details about The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
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Based on the best-selling novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrowe, director Mike Newell’s live adaptation sees Lily James play a free spirited writer Juliet Ashton. The author forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and quirky Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WW II.
Written by Thomas Bezucha and Don Roos, the feature is produced by Paula Mazur, Graham Broadbent, Peter Czerzin, and Mitchell Kaplan.
Meet the Cast
Lily James as Juliet Ashton
Known for: Cinderella, Downtown Abbey
Michiel Huisman as Dawsey Adams
Known for: The Age of Adaline
Glen Powell as Mark Reynolds
Known for: Scream Queens, Set It Up
Jessica Brown Findlay as Elizabeth McKenna
Known for: Downtown Abbey, Victor Frankenstein
Katherine Parkinson as Isola Pribby
Known for: The IT Crowd, The Boat that Rocked
Matthew Goode as Sidney Stark
Known for: Watchmen, The Lookout
Tom Courtenay as Eben Ramsey
Known for: 45 Years, Doctor Zhivago
Penelope Wilton as Amelia Maugery
Known for: The BFG, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Bronagh Gallagher as Charlotte Stimple
Known for: Pulp Fiction, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menice
Kit Connor as Eli Ramsey
Andy Gathergood as Eddie Meares
Florence Keen as Kit McKenna
‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ will be available to stream via Netflix on August 10.