Netflix "has taken multiple territories" for The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society, based on the novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Netflix will stream Guernsey in North America, Latin America, Italy, Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia. Studiocanal, which is financing the pic, will release the film in the U.K. starting on April 20, followed by Australia, New Zealand, France and Germany.
Directed by Mike Newell, the movie stars Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Glen Powell, Penelope Wilton, Jessica Brown Findlay and Tom Courtenay. Producers are Paula Mazur and Mitchell Kaplan from the Mazur/Kaplan Company (he is the owner of Books & Books in southern Florida and the Cayman Islands), along with Graham Broadbent and Pete Czernin from Blueprint Pictures.