Film Adaptation of Austenland Announced

Shannon Hale’s Austenland will be made into a film. Jerusha Hess, co-writer of Napoleon Dynamite and Nacho Libre, will direct. It will be Ms. Hess’s first directorial attempt. Filming begins this week in the UK. Austenland will star Keri Russell, J.J. Field (Northanger Abbey, The Sally Lockhart Mysteries, Captain America: The First Avenger) and Bret McKenzie (Lord of The Rings, Flight of the Conchords), The film will also mark the producing debut of Twilight author Stephanie Meyer. The supporting cast will include Jennifer Coolidge, Jane Seymour, Rupert Vansittart and James Callis.


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Regina Jeffers is the award-winning author of Austenesque, Regency and contemporary novels.
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