Equipment Harington is reuniting with fellow Recreation of Thrones alum Mark Gatiss for a brand new BBC adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle.
Gatiss — who co-created the BBC’s wildly well-liked Sherlock primarily based on Doyle’s novels — is adapting Doyle’s quick story “Lot No. 249.”
The transfer retains with an annual custom of Gatiss writing and directing a televised ghost story for Christmas.
Harington stars with Freddie Fox (The Nice) in a narrative that “revolves round a bunch of Oxford college students, certainly one of whom undertakes analysis into the secrets and techniques of Historic Egypt, which change into the speak of the school. Can these experiments actually breathe life to the horrifying bag of bones which is the mysterious Lot. No 249?”
Says Gatiss: “It’s a critical delight for me to delve as soon as once more into the sensible work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, this time for the Christmas ghost story. Lot No.249 is private favorite and is the grand-daddy (or ought to that be Mummy?) of a specific form of finish of Empire chiller: a ripping yarn full of ghastly scares and who-knows-what lurking within the Victorian closet …”
The challenge produced by Cute Media for BBC Arts and can air on BBC Two this Christmas. A U.S. distributor has not but been named.
Harington lately appeared within the Apple TV+ anthology sequence Extrapolations, and stars within the upcoming movie Blood for Mud, which acquired optimistic critiques this summer time on the Tribeca Movie Competition.