The film which is an adaptation of Bethan Roberts’ LGBTQ+ novel 'My Policeman' has been acquired by Amazon Studios and will be directed by Michael Grandage.
Set in Brighton in the late 1950s, 'My Policeman' focuses on a gay police officer Tom Burgess who, due to social expectations during the era, chooses to marry his schoolteacher Marion, despite his love of another man. His wife gets jealous of her husband’s other lover, Patrick, a museum curator. As a result, she gets his lover arrested for indecency.
Production for 'My Policeman' adaptation is expected to begin in summer 2021. The film is as of yet untitled.
Although their involvement in 'My Policeman' adaptation is yet to be officially confirmed, it is assumed that Lily James will be playing the female lead Marion,