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Jane Eyre stills and character images featuring Judi Dench, Sally Hawkins, and Tamzin Merchant

Focus Features (Pride & Prejudice and Atonement)' upcoming new film adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre starring Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Judi Dench (Pride & Prejudice's Lady Catherine), Sally Hawkins (2007 Persuasion' Anne Elliot), and  (Pride & Prejudice's Georgiana Darcy) will be in select theaters March 11th.

As the theatrical release for Jane Eyre (directed by Cary Fukunaga) approaches just two months away, Focus Features' site for the film now has more info, in depth articles, synopsis, trailer, and new stills of the JE. Check out Jane Eyre stills here! Updated 1/26/10 Scroll down for larger Jane Eyre stills of Tamzin Merchant (Mary Rivers) and Sally Hawkins (Mrs. Reed)...

One of those stills features Dame Judi Dench as Mrs. Fairfax.

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Judi Dench as Mrs. Fairfax

Sally Hawkins as Mrs. Reed

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A Classic Novel, A Passionate Adaptation: The Production of Jane Eyre
Production notes from the movie Jane Eyre, a Focus Features release.

And a first look (and a nice cast biography) of ...

Tamzin Merchant as Mary Rivers

Tamzin Merchant
| Mary Rivers

As a teenager, Tamzin Merchant realized a dream; her great admiration for author Jane Austen spurred her to phone the casting director of the pending movie version of Pride and Prejudice to ask to audition for a part in the film. After meetings, she was indeed offered a role – Georgiana Darcy – even though she had no previous acting experience. The then-novice threw herself into the work, even learning to play the piano selections that her character would be playing on-screen in the Focus Features release directed by Joe Wright. She played the part, acting opposite Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, and Judi Dench of Jane Eyre.

Since that debut performance, she has continued to cultivate an acting career while also completing her university studies. She has made more films, including Andrew Silver’s A Touch of Love (a.k.a. Radio Cape Cod); and Marc Forby’s Princess Ka’iulani (a.k.a. Barbarian Princess), opposite Q’orianka Kilcher.

Ms. Merchant is best known for her portrayal of Henry VIII’s fifth wife, Catherine Howard, in the hit series The Tudors. Her telefilm credits include Sheree Folkson’s My Family & Other Animals, with Imelda Staunton; Bryn Higgins’ Casualty 1906; and Syd Macartney’s [The] Good Housekeeping [Guide], with Alan Davies. (Source: Jane Eyre | Focus Features Film)

Updated 1/26/10
Larger Jane Eyre stills of Tamzin Merchant (Mary Rivers) and Sally Hawkins (Mrs. Reed)... 

 (source: Photo by Laurie Sparham/Focus Features | Yahoo! Movies)

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