O’Connell, Roach Enlist With “Private Peaceful”

Jack O’Connell, Alexandra Roach, George Mackay, Richard Griffiths and Frances De La Tour have all joined the cast of “Private Peaceful” for Fluidity Films, Poonamallee Productions and Peppermint Pictures says Screen Daily.

Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo (“War Horse”), the story follows the life of Tommo Peaceful from rural Devon to the front line of the trenches in World War I.

Pat O’Connor is directing from a script by Simon Reade. Shooting kicks off this week in Ipswich and Suffolk in the UK.