The latest adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel Great Expectations will premiere as part of the Hulu schedule for March 20-26.
Sunday, March 26, the streaming service will drop the two-episode premiere of Great Expectations. The upcoming series is a coming-of-age story revolving around orphan Pip, who will be portrayed by Fionn Whitehead (Bandersnatch). Joining him are Olivia Colman (The Crown) as Miss Havisham, Ashley Thomas (Top Boy) as Jaggers, Johnny Harris (A Christmas Carol) as Magwitch, Shalom Brune-Franklin (The Tourist) as Estella, Hayley Squires (I, Daniel Blake) as Sara, Owen McDonnell (Killing Eve) as Joe, Trystant Gale (Beast) as Compeyson, and Matthew Berry (FX’s What We Do In the Shadows) as Mr. Pumblechuck.
Steven Knight wrote and executive produced the six-part miniseries. It will also be executive produced by Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant) and Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner).
Executive producers are Marina Brackenbury and BBC’s Dean Baker, David W. Zucker, Kate Crowe, and Mona Qureshi. The series is a co-production between FX Productions, BBC, Scott Free, and Hardy Son & Baker.
Hulu Schedule March 20-26 | New TV & Movie Additions
Monday, March 20
Wednesday, March 22
- Rūrangi: Complete Season 2
Thursday, March 23
- The Lesson is Murder: Complete Docuseries
- Digging for the Truth: Complete Season 1
- Call Jane (2022)
Friday, March 24
- Up Here: Complete Season 1
- The Estate (2022)
- Philomena (2013)
Sunday, March 26
- FX’s Great Expectations: Two-Episode Series Premiere