February 23, 2017

Lost in Austen adapted for big screen

Lost in Austen adapted for big screenColumbia Pictures is bringing a time-traveling Jane Austen drama to the bigscreen, with Sam Mendes aboard as producer.

Based on the Brit miniseries “Lost in Austen,” film will center on Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day New York with her boyfriend, until she finds she’s swapped places with Austen’s fictional creation Elizabeth Bennett.

The show’s original writer, Guy Andrews, is penning the screenplay. The original four-part series starred Jemima Rooper and Gemma Arterton and aired on ITV in the U.K. in September.

Source: Variety.

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