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Carey Mulligan News: 4 upcoming films plus a US Broadway debut in September

Carey Mulligan best known for her role of Kitty Bennett in the 2005 film version of the Jane Austen novel Pride & Prejudice (with co-stars Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, and Rosamund Pike to name a few) has 4 upcoming films, 2 being released later this year (2008) and 2 in the following year (2009) and a broadway debut starting September reprising her role of Nina (with Kristin Scott Thomas and Peter Saarsgard, her An Education co-star) in the critically acclaimed Royal Court Theatre production of Anton Chekhov’s THE SEAGULL.

According to Wikipedia's page for Carey Mulligan , following P&P movie, she appeared in the BAFTA award winning BBC adaption of Charles Dickens Bleak House as one of the orphans Ada Clare.

Next she appeared in an acclaimed 2007 revival of The Seagull and the well-received film adapation of Blake Morrison's memoirs And When Did You Last See Your Father?. She rounded out 2007 by appearing with Daniel Radcliffe and Kim Catrall in My Boy Jack.

Mulligan appears in forthcoming films Brothers, An Education, and Public Enemies. In 2008 she will work on the film The Greatest as well as making her Broadway debut in the US transfer of The Seagull.

Wow, looks like Carey's been busy and has worked/working with several famous actors. Take a look at the who's A-list actors (ie. Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, and Natalie Portman to name a few). Read more below!


US Broadway Debut...

THE SEAGULL (official website)

THE SEAGULL, featuring a new version by Christopher Hampton and directed by Ian Rickson, opens Wednesday, October 1 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). Previews will begin Tuesday, September 16. The production will play a strictly limited engagement of 14 weeks through December 21. Read more.
Read more info @ New York City Theatre.

View stills of Carey as Nina from a sold-out run of The Seagull at London's Royal Court Theatre in 2007...

source:THE SEAGULL (official website)


Brothers (2008) - Carey (as Cassie Willis) co-stars with Jake Gyleenhaal, Natalie Portman, Tobey Maguire, Mare Winningham, and Sam Shephard. In theaters: December 4th, 2008.

Brief Synopsis: A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan. Based on Susanne Bier's film, "Brothers."

Check out an on set photo (to your left) of director Jim Sheridan with stars Tobey Maguire and Natalie Portman. (source: NataliePortman.com)

An Education (2008) - Carey (as Jenny) co-stars with fellow P&P co-star Rosamund Pike, Emma Thompson, Alfred Molina, and Peter Sarsgaard. TBA Release Date: Winter 2008 (no known/official theatrical release date as of yet).

Brief Synopsis: A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl (Carey Mulligan) in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.

More on An Education below:

New stills of Carey as Jenny from An Education...

Source: Nick Hornby's Blog (who wrote the screenplay for An Education)
Plus from An Education screenwriter Nick Hornby's Blog: Last night I saw 'An Education' for the first time...



Public Enemies (2009)- in this film, Carey (as Carole) co-stars with lots of famous actors such as Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Billy Crudup, Stephen Dorf, Marion Cotillard, Giovanni Ribisi, and Leelee Sobieski. Release dates: July 1, 2009 (USA), and July 3rd, 2009 (UK).

Brief Synopsis: The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

More on Public Enemies...

The Greatest (2009) - Carey (as Rose) co-stars with Pierce Brosnan and Susan Sarandon. This film is currently filming with a 2009 release date.

Brief Synopsis: A drama that is centered around a troubled teenage girl and a family that is trying to get over the loss of their son.

More info of Carey's 4 upcoming films (links from IMDB.com) below:
  1. The Greatest (2009) (filming) .... Rose
  2. Public Enemies (2009) (post-production) .... Carole
  3. Brothers (2008) (post-production) .... Cassie Willis
  4. An Education (2008) (post-production) .... Jenny



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