Kit Harington cast for Testament of Youth

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington is cast a the lead in the up coming World War 1 autobiopic Testament of Youth based on the book by Vera Brittain, published in 1933. Kit is to star opposite Alicia Vikander who will be portraying Brittain. David Heyman (Gravity), is producing and James Kent, (The White Queen) will be directing.

"The Testament of Youth written by Vera Brittain and published in 1933, tells of how the author postponed her studies to Oxford to serve as a nurse in the Great War, during which she lost her fiance and brother. After the war, she tried to resume her life but found herself part of a lost generation, returning to Oxford and becoming a feminist and a writer."

Kit Harrington will be back in Game of Thrones this April and can be seen in the up coming film, by Paul Wes Anderson,  Pompeii which is to be released this month.  

(source: The Hollywood Reporter)