“Dial M For Murder” a play by Frederick Knot and made famously into a film by the legend that was Alfred Hitchcock is having a new adaption and Tomb Raider’s Alicia Vikander is said to be heavily involved in this project.
In what will be a limited TV Series, Vikander is being tipped to produce the show and also star in what seems an intriguing prospect.
The series will reimagine the classic suspense thriller story from the female perspective.
Its also being reported that if its a success then the show could follow into an anthology series.
The original film had this synopsis:
Dial M For Murder centers on a retired tennis champion (played in the movie by Ray Milland, who discovers that his wife (Kelly) has had an affair and hires an acquaintance to murder her. When the plan backfires and the wife kills her assassin, her husband frames her for the man’s murder, with his elaborate plot only uncovered with the help of his wife’s lover hours before she was to be executed after being sentenced to death.