A STORM IN THE STARS has found its Percy Shelley to its Mary Wollstonecraft. British actor, Ben Hardy will step into the role of the legendary poet who married the woman who would later become the author of the literary classic Frankenstein.
The dramatization of the love affair between the two writers will be directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour and written by Emma Jensen. Alan Moloney and Ruth Coady from Parallel Films are set to produce alongside Amy Baer of Gidden Media. Joanne Burstein and Rebecca Miller have been tapped to be exec producers.
Hardy is known for his role as Peter Beale in the TV series, EastEnders. He can be seen in the forthcoming comic book blockbuster, X-Men: Apocalypse with Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, and James McAvoy.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer