The Aftermath: Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgard join cast

Tony Sokol Aug 19, 2016

Fox Spotlight's adaptation of Rhidian Brook's novel The Aftermath has cast its leading roles...

Fox Searchlight’s The Aftermath has cast Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgard and Jason Clarke in the top roles.

The Rhidian Brook novel The Aftermath was an international bestseller that takes place in Germany during the post-war era in 1946. A woman named Rachael is reunited arrives in the ruins of Hamburg with her only remaining son. Her husband, a British colonel, is in charge of rebuilding the shattered city.

The novel was adapted for the screen by Anna Waterhouse and Joe Shrapnel, the duo who penned Race, the Jesse Owens biopic. They are currently working on an adaption of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. The adaptation will be directed by James Kent, who helmed Testament Of Youth. It is being produced by Ridley Scott’s Scott Free production company.

Knightley is also in
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