Helena to star in ‘The Guns of August’

Helena will portray her real-life step-great-grandmother in World War I drama, The Guns of August, according to Variety. Helena will play Margot Asquith in the film, based on Barbara W. Tuchman’s book of the same name. Charles Dance will play Helena’s great-grandfather, Liberal Prime Minister Herbert Henry Asquith, while Emilia Clarke will play her grandmother, Violet. Oliver Hirschbiegel will direct, and Frank Doelger will write the script.

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