Fox Searchlight Acquires North American Rights For "The Personal History of David Copperfield"

August 22, 2019

Just ahead of its Toronto debut, Fox Searchlight has acquired the North American rights for The Personal History of David Copperfield. The film, directed by Armando Iannucci, will premiere at the 43rd Toronto Film Festival as well as the London Film Festival in October. 

In speaking of the acquisition, Fox Searchlight Chairmen Nancy Utley and Steve Gilula said, ““Armando Iannucci is a wonderfully original filmmaker and expert storyteller; he brings his irreverent and imaginative take to this iconic and beloved story.”

Read the full break in Deadline here