One of my favorite stories growing up was The Secret Garden and although it may not be horror, it’s truly magical and unique. I can’t wait for this adaptation!
Marc Munden is directing the script, which was adapted for the screen by Jack Thorne. David Heyman (Harry Potter franchise, Pattington 1,2) and Rosie Alison (Paddington 1,2) are producing and Jane Robertson (The Danish Girl, Bridget Jones’s Baby) is co-producing. StudioCanal’s Ron Halpern, Didier Lupfer, and Dan MacRae are executive producers. The cast stars Colin Firth, Julie Walters, and Dixie Egerickx.
Synopsis for The Secret Garden
This is a new take on the beloved classic novel of the same name written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Set in England during a new time period in 1947, the film follows a young orphan girl who, after being sent to live with her uncle, discovers a magical garden on the grounds of his estate.
STXfilms will distribute The Secret Garden in the U.S. and Canada. It hits theaters on April 3rd. Do you plan on checking it out!