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Austenland Cast List

PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2011 2:13 pm
by Pel
Official Description: “AUSTENLAND” is a romantic comedy about 30-something, single Jane Hayes, a seemingly normal young woman with a secret: her obsession with Mr. Darcy—as played by Colin Firth in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice—is ruining her love life; no real man can compare. But when she decides to spend her life savings on a trip to an English resort catering to Austen-crazed women, Jane’s fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency-era gentleman suddenly become more real than she ever could have imagined.

Casting Info Via Shannon Hale:

Jane – Keri Russell
Nobley – JJ Feild
Martin – Bret Mckenzie
Miss Charming – Jennifer Coolidge
Colonel Andrews – James Callis
Mrs. Wattlesbrook – Jane Seymour
Mr. Wattlesbrook – Rupert Vansittart
Georgia King – Lady Heartwright
Ricky Whittle – George East

Shannon Hale also made the following clarification on her blog:

“There is no Sir John and Aunt Saffronia, Mr & Mrs. Wattlesbrook merging those roles. It was the right choice for the adaptation to screen. Isn’t that a gorgeous cast? I’m so thrilled! If there is anyone you aren’t familiar with and you read my blog, then you shortly will be. I’ll devote a post to each of them over the next few weeks. The actors playing George East and Lady Heartwright (she got bumped up to “lady” in the screenplay) weren’t mentioned in the official announcement, so I’ll wait to drop their names.”

Re: Austenland Cast List

PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2011 7:09 pm
by lady4string
This makes me think of the fanfic "Lost in Meyer" which was based on the movie "Lost in Austen."

Re: Austenland Cast List

PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 7:12 pm
by FB92
Never heard of the movie but I might check up more information about it.

Re: Austenland Cast List

PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:21 pm
by Jestak
Well, I'm kind of interested in this simply because it's a leading role for Keri Russell, one of my very favorite actresses, plus, it also will benefit from the immense comic talents of Jennifer Coolidge.

Re: Austenland Cast List

PostPosted: Wed Sep 21, 2011 11:39 am
by mainhoonemily
JJ Feild!!! Oh my gosh, if you haven't seen him in Northanger Abbey you need to! He is dreamy and adorable and is perfect for this role!

Re: Austenland Cast List

PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:17 am
by Addicted
Just got done reading Austenland for a Book Club as well as Midnight in Austenland. Both are excellent Books & I was so happy to hear it is being made into a Movie let alone produced my SM. Love the Cast Selection & can't wait to see it. :D