The Secret Garden: Release Date, Plot, Cast, Trailer, Poster, And More

The Secret Garden: Release Date, Plot, Cast, Trailer, Poster, And More

An orphan girl discovers a secret garden in her uncle's house and took her bedridden cousin to experience its magic against her uncle's will. See the classic book's story come back to life through the latest adaptation.

From the producers of Harry Potter, comes another enchanting tale of magic in the upcoming British drama film, The Secret Garden.

Based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's 1911 classic book of the same title, The Secret Garden brings a heartwarming tale of family, love, and magic.

Here we reveal all the mysteries of The Secret Garden. 

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What Is The Plot Of The Secret Garden?

The film follows the story of an orphan girl named Mary Lennox who discovers a secret garden in her uncle's mansion.

The tragic death of Mary Lennox's parents forces her to live in the Misselthwaite manor in Yorkshire with her uncle Archibald Craven. There she meets the housekeeper Mrs. Medlock and her bedridden cousin Colin. 

Mary Lennox soon discovers that the house contains mysterious secrets. She finds a key that leads to the secret garden, which her uncle locked for years following his wife's death.

Mary Lennox then meets Dickon, and together, they manage to bring the garden back to life. Against her uncle's will, Mary takes her cousin Colin to the garden to let him experience the magic too. 

The Secret Garden is a highly-acclaimed piece of literature and has seen a lot of adaptations in the past. One of the most notable adaptations is the 1993 film of the same title starring Kate Maberly as Mary Lennox, Heydon Prowse as Colin Craven, and Andrew Knott as Dickon Sowerby. The 1993 fantasy drama film is directed by Agnieszka Holland.

When Is The Release Date Of The Secret Garden?

The film is scheduled for release on 14 August 2020 in Brazil, UK, Ireland, Lithuania, and Turkey. Other countries will have a later schedule. 

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Who Are The Cast Members Of The Secret Garden 2020?

Dixie Egerickx will play the newly orphaned girl, Mary Lennox. Colin Firth will play Mary's strict uncle, Archibald Craven. Julie Walters will play the role of the housekeeper, Mrs. Medlock. Edan Hayhurst will play Mary's cousin, Colin. Amir Wilson will play Mary's new friend in the secret garden, Dickon. Isis Davis will play Martha and Maeve Dermody will play Alice.

The film is directed by Marc Munden and is produced by David Heyman of Heyday Films (production behind the Harry Potter films) and Rosie Alison. 

Is There An Official Trailer For The Secret Garden?

Yes, there is! Check it out below.


The trailer gives us a fairly straightforward expectation of the upcoming film adaptation. It introduces us to the main characters and shows us their vulnerabilities. It is easy to deduce the internal conflicts within each character through the short clip.

However, this is not unexpected as the classic novel's story is widely known already.

Based on the trailer, the upcoming film simply breathes in a fresh new look to the classic novel while remaining respectful to its original storyline. Judging from the trailer, it looks like the production has preserved most of the significant events in the story. 

Is There A Poster For The Secret Garden?

Yes, there is. Check it out below:

The Secret Garden Poster

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