Ricky Gervais and the cast of “After Life” are among those who will take the stage at Picturehouse Central, with Gervais talking about his approach to writing and directing.
“Bridgerton’s” Queen Charlotte, Golda Rosheuvel, author Julia Quinn and director Tom Verica will also attend to talk about the process of taking the hit series from book to screen.
Other Netflix projects that will be given a spotlight include upcoming Aardman animation “Robin Robin,” with directors of the upcoming holiday special – Dan Ojari and Mikey Please – scheduled to talk about creating and developing the stop-motion project.
And author Robert Harris will discuss the adaptation of his novel into Netflix thriller “Munich – The Edge of War” alongside the film’s director Christian Schwochow and producer Andrew Eaton.
The latest additions to the line-up will join previously announced names including Jed Mercurio (“Line of Duty”), “Top Boy” star Ashley Walters and former shadow chancellor Ed Balls, author of “Appetite: A Memoir in Recipes of Family and Food.”
As well as giving audiences an inside look at some of their favorite Netflix projects, the festival will host live readings, talks and workshops from personalities such as Dr Amir Khan (“The Doctor Will See You Now”), Anita Rani (presenter and author of “The Right Sort of Girl”), Candice Brathwaite (“I Am Not Your Baby Mother”) and Daisy Buchanan (“Insatiable”).
The festival, which is held in association with the Evening Standard, runs from Sept. 24-26.