Production is scheduled to begin in September on The Finest Hours, starring Chris Pine, Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominee Casey Affleck and Holliday Grainger. The thriller, which will be directed by Craig Gillespie, will shoot on location in Quincy and Chatham, Massachusetts.
Directed by Academy Award®-nominee Kenneth Branagh , the film stars Lily James in the title role, Richard Madden as the Prince, Oscar®-winner Cate Blanchett as the infamous stepmother Lady Tremaine, and Academy Award-nominee Helena Bonham Carter as the Fairy Godmother. Holliday Grainger and Sophie McShera play Ella’s stepsisters Anastasia and Drisella, respectively. Stellan Skarsgård and Nonso Anozie play the Arch Grand Duke and the Prince’s loyal friend, the Captain. Tony® Award-winner Derek Jacobi portrays the King.