Jim Broadbent to star in The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry.


Oscar winner Jim Broadbent, known for films like Iris, Moulin Rouge! and Harry Potter series, has boarded the film adaptation of best-selling novel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.

BAFTA winner Hettie Macdonald, who helmed acclaimed hit series Normal People with Lenny Abrahamson, will direct the movie based on the book by Rachel Joyce.

According to Deadline, Broadbent will play the eponymous Harold, an ordinary man who has passed through life, living on the side lines, until he goes to post a letter one day… and just keeps walking.