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Michiel Huisman, seen in movie of Harry Potter director Mike Newell

Michiel Huisman, seen in movie of Harry Potter director Mike Newell

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Michiel Huisman has a role to tackle in an international film. The Dutchman has signed for the boekverfilming The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.

That reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Huisman has acted in the film later next to the British actress Lily James, who is the female lead plays. She is especially known from the Disney movie Cinderella and the series Downtown Abbey, which she and Lady Rose Aldridge played.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society tells the story of a journalist who, in the aftermath of the Second world War, decides to write about a book club on the channel island of Guernsey has been formed during the war. She comes in contact with one of the inhabitants (Huisman), a farmer on the island.

The film is directed by Mike Newell. He was previously responsible for the filming of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and Dickens’ Great Expectations.

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