Starz and BBC are partnering to co-produce a four-hour adaptation of E.M. Forster’s classic novel Howard’s End from Manchester By The Sea writer/director Kenneth Lonergan. Lonergan will script the adaptation which will be directed by Hettie Macdonald (Fortitude, Doctor Who).
Haley Atwell, Matthew Macfayden and Tracey Ullman have joined the cast.
Lee Chandler is a quietly surly misanthrope who works as the handyman/building manager of four apartment blocks in Boston when his brother’s death brings him home to Manchester. His brother’s will names him guardian of son Patrick.