Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist is often considered one of the best classics of the 19th century and is recognized as a literary gem.
From its protagonist, Oliver, to the antagonists, Jack Dawkins and Fagin, Dickens created some of the most favorite and popular characters in this 1838 novel.
And now, fans worldwide get to see a new twist to the old tale in the upcoming The Artful Dodger.
The Disney+ original series picks up 15 years after the events of Oliver Twist and is set in 1850s Australia, in the backdrop of the gold rush.
Starring Love Actually star, Thomas Brodie-Sangster as the titular protagonist, The Artful Dodger follows Jack Dawkins in the town of Port Victory as a surgeon.
His plan of leaving his criminal past behind and living a respectable life is soon upended when criminal mastermind Fagin, played by David Thewlis, shows up and lures him back to thievery.
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