Star Wars: The Force Awakens actress Daisy Ridley has signed on to star in Sony’s upcoming Peter Rabbit film. Alongside Ridley, the film will feature James Corden as the voice of Beatrix Potter’s mischievous rabbit.

Daisy RidleyDaisy Ridley will star in the upcoming Peter Rabbit film with James Corden

Also cast so far are, Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki and Rose Byrne, who will play the lead role of Bea. The film will be directed by Will Gluck (who previously helmed Annie) and will be adapted from a screenplay by Rob Lieber.

Producing will be Gluck alongside Zareh Nalbandian with Doug Belgrad, Jodi Hildebrand of Olive Bridge and Jason Lust serving as executive producers.

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Peter Rabbit first appeared in Beatrix Potter’s The Tale of Peter Rabbit, published in 1902 and has gone on to become one of world’s most recognisable children’s characters.

Speaking about the upcoming film, Tom Weldon, CEO of Penguin Random House UK said: “We at Penguin Random House UK are delighted to be working with Columbia Pictures."

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“As custodians of Beatrix Potter’s brand and legacy, we are excited about the opportunity this production will bring to engage a whole new audience with the world of Beatrix Potter and one of her best-loved characters, the mischievous Peter Rabbit.”

Production on Peter Rabbit is due to commence in January 2017 in Australia. The film is set for a worldwide release in April 2018.