Kenneth Branagh will direct <strong><em>The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society</em></strong>
Thor director Kenneth Branagh has signed on to direct an adaptation of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society for Fox 2000.

The project is based on the novel by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Schaffer, which centers on a group of displaced London residents who settle in the island town of Guernsey in the English Channel after World War II. They start up a book club on Guernsey and write to a famous author who takes a journey to the island in 1946.

Don Roos is writing the screenplay adaptation for The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. No production schedule was given for the drama at this time.