Trailer: Armando Iannucci’s “David Copperfield”

Trailer Armando Iannuccis David Copperfield

The first trailer has been released for “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” the upcoming new adaptation of the classic Dickens novel which “Veep” creator and “The Death of Stalin” helmer Armando Iannucci directs.

The story chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it. From his unhappy childhood to the discovery of his gift as a storyteller and writer, David’s journey is by turns hilarious and tragic, but always full of life and humanity.

Dev Patel, Tilda Swinton, Gwendoline Christie, Hugh Laurie, Ben Whishaw and Peter Capaldi co-star which opens January 10th in the UK with a U.S. date to be announced soon.