Friday, February 10, 2012

Book News : Austenland by Shannon Hale to Become a Movie :)



Are you fans of Jane Austen Fiction inspired stories ? I live for them , they are one of my favourite type of sub-genre and one of my alltime favourites is Austenland by Shannon Hale.
I just found out some amazing news so read on...................

An adaptation of Shannon Hale's 2007 Austenland is in post-production. The story centres around an American woman, Jane Hayes (Keri Russell), who visits a Regency-era theme park called Pembrook Park in Britain where Jane Austen fans get to act out their fantasies with actors playing characters from her books. Jane is obsessed with the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and finds no real man can compare to Colin Firth's Mr Darcy. Hale's friend, Stephenie Meyer, of Twilight fame, is producing. The cast includes J.J. Feild, Jennifer Coolidge and Jane Seymour as the woman who runs the resort. Austenland, directed by first-time feature director Jerusha Hess, is expected to be released in 2012.

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