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Austenland starring Keri Russell in dramatic competition at 2013 Sundance Film Festival

Finally some goodnews on the upcoming film, Austenland (based on the novel of the same name by Shannon Hale) starring Keri Russell (Felicity, The Magic of Ordinary Days, August Rush), which was financed and produced by Stephenie Meyer, the best-selling author of the Twilight series. It is an official selection(and in Dramatic competition) of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

The 2013 Sundance Film Festival has unveiled today the lineups for U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and Austenland is one of the 16 US films competing in the Dramatic competition.

The film festival will be held January 17-27, 2013 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah.

Here's part  of the Variety article listing for Austenland...

The 16 films in this section are world premieres and, unless otherwise noted, are from the U.S.

"Austenland" (U.S.-U.K.) -- Directed by Jerusha Hess, written by Hess and Shannon Hale. A thirtysomething woman…

Watch: Gorgeous 'Anna Karenina' costume designs by Jacqueline Durran

Fab Sugar has a behind the scenes video of Joe Wright's Anna Karenina's stunningly gorgeous costume designs by two-time *Academy Award nominee (Pride & Prejudice and Atonement).
It's safe to say that movie costumes are getting more and more elaborate, and the period-drama pieces in Anna Karenina, starring Keira Knightley, are no exception. In today's Fab Flash, we're giving you a special look at how the film's costumes were designed, straight from the costume designer herself, Jacqueline Durran. Press "play" to hear all about these stunning creations from Jacqueline, Keira, and the rest of the cast now! Watch the behind the scenes video below with interviews by Jacqueline Durran, Keira Knightley, and some AK cast including Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery below...

Movie Casting News: Rosamund Pike to co-star with Guy Pearce in Aussie Drama 'Violet Town'

Rosamund Pike has joined yet another new film to her ever growing list of upcoming films! According to Deadline, Rosamund is set to star with Guy Pearce in an Aussie drama Violet Town. She was recently cast in these films:  A Long Way Down, director Pascal Chaumeil’s (Heartbreaker) adaptation of the Nick Hornby novel of the same title, A Long Way Down, in which Rosamund co-stars with Pierce Brosnan and Toni ColleteHector and the Search for Happiness, a dramedy, in addition to The World's End. Also, she has another film that's been in development for a while and is now listed in pre-production: The Sea with Rufus Sewell and Ciarán Hinds. Plus two more in development: Godmother (2014) and Untitled Nick Hornby Project. Miss Pike will surely be super busy with many upcoming film projects coming soon! Meanwhile, her upcoming film is a crime thriller Jack Reacher with Tom Cruise, which opens in theaters December 21st!

Back to Violet Town, here's the book description (which is

Actors on Actors: Michael Fassbender on Kelly Reilly in 'Flight'

Another VarietySAG preview: Actors on Actorsis Michael Fassbender on(his Eden Lake co-star) Kelly Reilly, whose latest filmFlightwith Denzel Washington is currently playing in US theaters.
Michael Fassbender on Kelly Reilly in 'Flight'

SAG Preview: Actors on Actors - Fassbender on Reilly

By Michael Fassbender The thing that always lingers after a job is the talent we encounter. When Kelly and I worked on "Eden Lake" together, it required us to go to extreme places, and so I have been exposed to Kelly's talent in abundance. It was unadorned, fearless and brilliant.
In "Flight" she navigates expertly, a complex and harrowing journey on which she takes her character, but once again so distinctively and personally that she effortlessly takes the audience along too. Kelly can go from broken bird to warrior in the blink of an eye. Always with the greatest of charm and intelligence. Speaking of Kelly andFlight, check out and watch below her Flight interv…

Actors on Actors: Kenneth Branagh on Keira Knightley in 'Anna Karenina'

Variety has a SAG Preview on Actors on Actors and actor/director Kenneth Branagh, who is currently filming, co-starring as the villain (Russian oligarch Viktor Cherevin) and directing Keira Knightley and Chris Pine on their upcoming spy thriller Jack Ryan (which wraps filming this Christmas and will open in theaters December 25th, 2013) had the following Variety piece to say about Miss Knightley's title role in Anna Karenina.

Kenneth Branagh on Keira Knightley in 'Anna Karenina'

SAG Preview: Actors on Actors - Branagh on Knightley

By Kenneth Branagh Keira Knightley is breathtaking as "Anna Karenina." Caught in a loveless marriage, Anna is swept off her feet by the dashing Count Vronsky and the sense of joy portrayed by Knightley when she finds true love for the first time in her life is contagious. 

ITV renewed Downton Abbey for Season 4!

US Fans haven't even seen Season 3 ofDownton Abbey(co-stars as Isobel Crawley), as it premieres in America on PBS' Masterpiece classic on January 6, 2013, but (great news)...apparently, it has been renewed by UK's ITV channel for a Series 4 (or Season 4), according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Downton Abbey Season 3
Check local listings...
The war is over, but intrigue, crisis, romance, and change still grip the beloved estate in the thrilling new season of Downton Abbey. Written and created by Julian Fellowes, with its all-star returning cast and Oscar-winning guest star Shirley MacLaine, Downton Abbey, Season 3 premieres January 6, 2013 on Masterpiece classic! Until then, explore all things Downton, from war to peace to everything in between. Download the Downton Abbey Schedule

Here's the DA article via THR:

Watch: an extended trailer for BBC America's 'Ripper Street' starring Matthew Macfadyen

An extended trailer for BBC America's upcoming 8-part crime mini-seriesRipper Streetstarring Matthew Macfadyenhas been released as well as a BBC OneRipper Street Launch trailer.

UPDATED 11/28/12:Read Matthew Macfadyen's BBC Ripper Street Interview here!

As previously posted here,it will premiere on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 9 PM on BBC America!
“Ripper Street” is a riveting new crime series set to premiere within BBC America’s Dramaville on January 19, 2013 at 9/8c. The eight-part series is set in and around Whitechapel in London’s East End in 1889, during the aftermath of the infamous Jack the Ripper murders. Jerome Flynn, and Adam Rothenbergalso star.

Watch the extended trailer below (including trailer screen captures featuring MM)...

Pride & Prejudice Fan Blog: 1,000,000 Million Pageviews!

After 1730 posts, 170 blog followers, and over 5 years and 6 months, the total Pageviews counter has amazingly reached over 1,000,000+ million pageviews!

Wow! Great timing! It's Thanksgiving Day
, and all the more reason for me to post, celebrate, and give a heartfelt thanks to you all! A million times THANK YOU to each and every one of you, my dear readers and visitors for visiting (and occasionally commenting here on) this lil' P&P blog all these years.

It feels really great to have reached such a milestone (all the countless hours of hard work I put into maintaining and keeping this P&P fan blog updated has been all worth it!), so celebrating here with this celebratory post, and as it is you, the reader and visitor (and of course the Pride & Prejudice movie I love so much as well as the outstanding ensemble cast), there are some of you who had been loyal and following this blog from the very beginning...that mainly drives me to blog post almost daily for over 5…

Pride & Prejudice (2005) film's Timeline

Pride & Prejudice(starringKeira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen) and its 7 years of US Theater release celebration continues (after all, the 23rd of this month, which is this Friday, is its widest release!)...I thought I'd start a timeline (with a great help fromKeiraWeb's P&P Promo Page and few other resources) listing all the important dates and events for P&P movie, from when it started and it was first announced back in 2004, up until its Blu-ray release date.

Here's the... Pride & Prejudice (2005) Timeline

Happy Thanksgiving!

To all my fellow American P&P Fans, readers, and visitors of this blog who are celebrating Thanksgiving aka Turkey Day (the traditional U.S. Holiday) today, just want to wish you all a very...

Happy Birthday Jena Malone!

Today (November 21st), marks the 28th birthday of Jena Malone (aka P&P 05's own Lydia Bennet). Jena was born in November 21, 1984 in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.

The lovely Jena Malone is now officially (and verified too) on twitter! Follow her @MaloneJena. She officially joined late last month (Oct 27th, was the day she started tweeting!) and she already has over 5,241 followers (and counting)! Also, she has been very active on Instagram (with over 7,538 followers and counting), which she constantly update it with new photos almost daily with her impressive photography skills, music, and film work. Follow her on Instagram here: @jenamalone.

Jena Malone is an American actress and musician. Her film work has been mainly in independent films, and she has acted in theater. She made her cinema debut with the movie Bastard Out of Carolina, and has appeared in films including Contact, Stepmom, Donnie Darko, Saved!, Pride & Prejudice, and Into the Wild.Read more o…

Anna Karenina's 'For Your Consideration 2012' website

As Anna Karenina is nowshowing in limited release in theaters with a strong opening weekend debut. It is adding 11 more states (with several cities and 50+ theater count) this Thanksgiving week starting on Wednesday (November 21st) and Friday(November 23rd). Find your city here for more theaters to see Anna Karenina!Unfortunately, my city/state is not showing it just yet. It will continue to add more cities though by November 30th and beyond.So, my wait continues...

Focus Features has launched their For Your Consideration 2012 website featuring a page forAnna Karenina for the upcoming awards season.
Also,AK's website(via Focus Features) has updated it with more features...

Watch: Two 'Jack Reacher' TV spots and international poster featuring Rosamund Pike

As the wide US theatrical release date (December 21st) for Jack Reacherstarring Tom Cruise (as the title character) and Rosamund Pike (as Helen Rodin) gets closer, Paramount has released its first two TV spots, which features Rosamund in one of them and an international poster (Australian can see the similar, but Russian version here) via Collider that also includes her in it.

When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: “Get Jack Reacher!” So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher against an unexpected enemy, with a skill for violence and a secret to keep.
Watch one of the two TV spots and the full Jack Reacher international poster featuring Rosamund Pike below...

Watch: new clip and poster for Jena Malone's dramedy film 'In Our Nature'

A new clip and poster (via indiewire) has been released for Jena Malone's upcoming indie dramedy film In Our Nature, which she co-stars with Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights), John Slattery (Mad Men), and Gabrielle Union (Good Deeds).

When Brooklynite Seth (Zach Gilford, Friday Night Lights) takes his girlfriend Andie (Jena Malone, INTO THE WILD, THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE) to his family's weekend house in upstate New York for a romantic getaway, they are unexpectedly joined by his estranged father Gil (John Slattery, Mad Men), and his much-younger new girlfriend, Vicky (Gabrielle Union, 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU). The women carefully negotiate emotional minefields as they persuade father and son to share the house for the first time since the summer vacations of Seth's childhood. This unexpected family reunion in the great outdoors, fraught with tensions old and new, pushes them all to realize the bonds of family are always stronger and stranger…

Keira Knightley nominated for People's Choice Awards 2013!

The2013 People's Choice Awards Nominationswas announced last Wednesday andKeira Knightleygot a nomination for Favorite Dramatic Movie Actresscategory.

She's got a tough competition though...but this is People's Choice Awards and people vote for their favorite actors...and Keira has been nominated 4 timespreviously and haswon 2 People's Choice Awards for Pirates movies (Favorite Female Action Star and Favorite On-Screen Match Up with Johnny Depp), so...

People's Choice Awards 2013 will air live at 9 p.m. ET on Jan. 9, 2013. 

VOTE for Keira here!

(click under Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress)

View all the nominees here!

Weekend Box Office: Anna Karenina strong on its opening debut; Skyfall and Flight remain on top 5!

With only 16 theater count (on a few select cities) on its opening weekend debut, Joe Wright's Anna Karenina starring former Pride & Prejudice stars Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen scored very well with audiences this weekend, according Deadline.

Here's the Deadline article mentioning AK...

Specialty Box Office: ‘Silver Linings Playbook’, ‘Anna Karenina’ Shine In Debuts
Anna Karenina had a $19,712 PTA, also a very solid start for the Joe Wright-directed feature that has accumulated nearly $10.6 million in foreign B.O. to date.

Anna Karenina will add 11 markets over Thanksgiving and expand further November 30th.“Anna played well to the art house audience this weekend,” a Focus rep said today. “The film’s box office increased 48% from Friday to Saturday with notable box office jumps even beyond that in key markets (including San Francisco and Boston). NY, LA and DC houses were also very strong BO performers. Anna is attracting the core art house adult patrons, so Sunday s…

In Theaters Today: Anna Karenina

Now showing and opening in select US Theaters (Find Theaters here! Looks like it will be showing in 6 states and 16 theaters instead of just a few in NY and LA!) is Joe Wright's Anna Karenina starring former Pride & Prejudice stars Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen. No worries, It will expand to more theaters soon after, especially to those of us (myself included) whose cities/states are not on the list for this week...I'll just have to wait for the next Friday/weekend or so to see this movie!

Anna Karenina
Starring Keira Knightley, Aaron Johnson, Jude Law, Matthew Macfadyen, Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Kelly Macdonald, Ruth Wilson, Olivia Williams, and Emily Watson

Directed by Joe Wright (“Atonement,” “Pride & Prejudice,” “Hanna”)

Written by Tom Stoppard (“Shakespeare in Love”); Based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy

The third collaboration of Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley with director Joe Wright, following the award-winning box office successes…

Ripper Street starring Matthew Macfadyen premieres January 19th on BBC America!

Finally, an official premiere date for Matthew Macfadyen's upcoming 8-part crime mini-seriesRipper Street has been unveiled via The Hollywood Reporter and BBC America's Ripper Street site has been updated with the premiere date.

Mark your calendar! It will premiere on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 9 PM on BBC America!

“Ripper Street” is a riveting new crime series set to premiere within BBC America’s Dramaville on January 19, 2013 at 9/8c. The eight-part series is set in and around Whitechapel in London’s East End in 1889, during the aftermath of the infamous Jack the Ripper murders.

Jerome Flynn, and Adam Rothenbergalso star.

Here's the article from THR:

Reunited: Pride & Prejudice stars Keira Knightley & Matthew Macfadyen in Anna Karenina

Seven years after they first appeared together as one of the most universally loved, acknowledged and almost 200 year-old literary lovers Elizabeth Bennet & Mr. Darcy in the second feature film adaptation of Pride & Prejudice (the first one was Pride and Prejudice 1940 film starring Greer Garson and Laurence Olivier), stars Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyenreunited to co-star and work together again in another famous and one of the most adapted to screen Tolstoy novels,Anna Kareninaalong with their Pride & Prejudice directorJoe Wright in the helm. This time, in their new film, Miss Knightley & Mr. Macfadyen played siblings Anna and Oblonsky, quite the opposite from their previous Elizabeth & Darcy characters. 

Pride & Prejudice (2005) | Anna Karenina (2012)
Thanks to director Joe Wright, who loves working with the same actors and crew members he previously worked with since his first feature film debut,Pride & Prejudice, he seemed to have always feature…

Photos: Keira Knightley and Joe Wright at 'Anna Karenina' Los Angeles Premiere

Last night Keira KnightleyanddirectorJoe Wright along with co-stars Alicia Vikander and Domhnall Gleeson attended another premiere of Focus Features' "Anna Karenina." This time, the premiere was held at ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood, California.A week ago,Keira Knightley and Joe Wright attended 'Anna Karenina' New York Premiere(with Alicia Vikander and Domhnall Gleeson as well).

Speaking Keira, she was on Ellen earlier today. Watch her in these funny video clips: Keira Knightley's Bridal Tea and Keira Knightley on Fake Breasts

Joe Wright's Anna Karenina (starring former Pride & Prejudice stars Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen) opens in select US theaters tomorrow!

Here are new photos of Keira, Joe, Alicia Vikander, and Domhnall Gleeson below...

Watch: three 'Anna Karenina' TV Spots

Joe Wright's Anna Karenina (starring former Pride & Prejudice stars Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen) opens tomorrow and Focus Features has released three TV Spots:TV Spot: Keira,TV Spot: Epic Review, and TV Spot: Eventfor its final publicity/promo blitz on its release week.

Watch the following Anna Karenina TV spots below...

Keira Knightley and Joe Wright's literary trilogy: Pride & Prejudice, Atonement, and Anna Karenina

Not only did acclaimed and BAFTA award winning director helmed Oscar Nominated actress (for her Elizabeth Bennet role in P&P movie, which was directed by Wright) in 3 films, their own literary trilogy: Pride & Prejudice, Atonement, and the upcoming film Anna Karenina (in US theaters this Friday, November 16th!), he also previously directed her in two Chanel videos, the TV commercials (2007 and 2011) forChanel's Coco Mademoisellecampaign andWomen's Aid - Domestic Violence Ad 2009 PSA commercial.
“As for what draws me to working with Keira so much, maybe it’s because we understand each other very well, or perhaps it’s because we’re both dyslexic.”
(Joe Wright) Keira Knightley Talks ANNA KARENINA, Working with Director Joe Wright, and JACK RYAN
(via Collider)
Pride & Prejudice | Atonement | Anna Karenina
Check out all the Behind The Scenes photos of the 3 films (and Chanel BTS commercial) Keira and Joe worked on together below...

Anna Karenina US Critics Reviews

Some new positive and rave reviews of Joe Wright's Anna Karenina (starring former Pride & Prejudice stars Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen) from some US Critics have started to come in as the release date here in the U.S. is fast approaching. So far it's gotten a 67% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes (with 33 fresh and 16 rotten reviews) and about 91% audience wants to see this movie!
Anna Karenina opens in select theaters starting this Friday!
Here are some really good Anna Karenina reviews...

Keira Knightley's sexy, alluring, and semi-topless Allure magazine cover!

Wowza! looks stunningly gorgeous (when has she ever not, right?) in her newest sexy, alluring, and almost topless Allure Magazine cover for December 2012 issue.This is Miss Knightley's third magazine cover to promote her new film,Anna Karenina. In theaters this Friday, November 16th. She previously covered Vogue (Keira Knightley covers Vogue Magazine's October 2012 issue)and Canada'sFlareMagazines.

Speaking of Keira, she appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(watch a clip of her here and another clip where she plays "Raindrops" using her teeth, lol...) late tonight starting at 12 AM ET!

Check out...
Keira Knightley: Her Allure Photo Shoot Keira Knightley explains her rules for baring her body on-screen—and keeping her personal life private off-screen. Check out these exclusive photos from her second Allure cover shoot, shot by Mario Testino at the Dorchester hotel in London. (source: Allure)

Also, read Keira's funny commentary of her style o…

Watch: Anna Karenina's B-Roll scenes featuring Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, and Joe Wright!

Joe Wright's Anna Karenina (starring former Pride & Prejudice stars Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen) is almost here in the US! Just 4 more days until it opens (starting with a limited release) this Friday, the 16th!

A few more Anna Kareninabehind the scenes (featuring lots of Keira, Matthew, and JW in a stellar bts galore)goodies here to whet your appetite before you see it in theaters this Friday or next week when it expands to more cities/states and screens. I know I can't wait to see this movie already! Been waiting so long, lol. Hopefully, it's worth the wait...

Watch Anna Karenina B Roll scenes with director Joe Wright, Keira Knightley, and Matthew Macfadyen (including 2 new video interviews with him as well) below...

Weekend Box Office: Judi Dench's 'Skyfall' #1 in U.S. debut with record-breaking $87.8 Million and over $500 million worldwide!

Judi Dench's newest James Bond film,Skyfall had the best opening weekend debut in Bond's franchise historysoaring to the top with a new domestic record of $87.8 Million and over $500 Million worldwide total! 
Here areSkyfallarticles from Box Office Mojo:
'Skyfall' Scores Best Bond Debut
by Ray Subers
Weekend Report:Skyfall opened to an est. $87.8 million, which crushes the previous franchise record held by 2008's Quantum of Solace... READ FULL STORY

'Skyfall' Nears New Bond Record Overseas
by Ray Subers
Around-the-World Roundup:Skyfall added $89 million overseas for a total of $428.8 million, which is almost a new record for the franchise... READ FULL STORY

Meanwhile, Judi Dench's P&P/Mrs. Henderson Presents co-starKelly Reilly'sFlight film with Denzel Washington, which debuted stronglyat #2 last week with $24.9 Million, falls slightly to #3 this weekwith$15.1 Million and a total of$47.7 Million (already surpassing its production budget of $31 Million)…

P&P Fan Encounter: Maia's Rosamund Pike Autographed Photos

Here's another lovely P&P fan story from a wonderful friend and another huge Pride & Prejudice movie fan...Maia from Hungary, whom I had asked to submit her wonderful fan story of writing Rosamund Pike (she had previously told me about this) and getting a reply from her, as I wanted to feature her fan story (of getting in touch with one of the 2005 P&P actors) here in this blog and will be archived in the extra page:P&P Fan Encounters. Thanks a lot Maia! :-)

Now, read Maia's Rosamund Pike fan story as she wrote it herself...

My Rosamund Pike's Signed Photos!
by Maia Hello everyone! I am Maia from Hungary and I'm glad to share my fan story here at Pride & Prejudice Blog with everyone. :) As those who submitted their fan stories here, I suppose we are greatest fans and devoted to the movie and the cast of P&P 2005. :) Yeah, me too. :) My "fan story" is in connection with the loveliest Rosamund Pike aka the beautiful Jane Bennet in the …

Watch: Pride & Prejudice (2005) film (UK and US) trailers

In celebration today of Pride & Prejudicefilm's 7 years anniversary of its US theatrical release (November 11th; limited), I am posting both UK and US trailers with transcript (I've compiled here below).
Did You Know? Pride & Prejudice's trailer was a
Golden Trailer Award winner in (June 1st) 2006. Best Romance
Pride and Prejudice, Focus Features, Mojo LLC

Nominees: Brokeback Mountain, Focus Features, Seismic ProductionsCasanova, Walt Disney Pictures, Big Picture EntertainmentMust Love Dogs, Warner Bros., Open Road Ent.Pride & Prejudice's famous audio from both its UK/US trailers inspired the following fan made trailers....
Anastasia - Pride and Prejudice TrailerBeauty and The Beast - Pride and Prejudice TrailerPride and Prejudice trailer non/disney styleHercules Disney - Pride & Prejudice (Trailer).aviPride & Prejudice Trailer - Whisper of the HeartGone with the Wind [Pride and Prejudice]Pride and Prejudice- Justice League Style
Watch P&…

In US Theaters 7 Years Ago Today: Pride & Prejudice starring Keira Knightley & Matthew Macfadyen

Seven Years ago today (November 11th), the 6-time BAFTA (including a WIN for director Joe Wright, which he won the Carl Foreman Award for the Most Promising Newcomer and a Best Supporting Actressnomination for Brenda Blethyn), 2-timeGolden Globes (including Best Actressnomination for Keira Knightley), and 4-time Oscar nominated film (including Best Actress in a Leading Rolenomination for Keira Knightley). Pride & PrejudicestarringKeira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen made its US theatrical debut in select cities (NY and LA). Two months before, it made its UK Cinema debut and debuted at #1 on its first opening weekend, and according to Box Office Mojo, P&Pmovie opened strong with £2,529,947 (on 397 screens). Its production budget was reportedly $28 million (estimated). Two months later it opened in the U.S. theaters, November 11th, with a limited release and made $2,865,017 (USA) on its opening weekend (#10 rank, 215 theaters, $13, 325 average). Then, it expanded to a nationwid…

Keira Knightley on working with costume designer Jacqueline Durran on her trifecta films 'Pride & Prejudice,' 'Atonement,' and 'Anna Karenina'

loves working with her P&P/Atonement/Anna Karenina's costume designer, which she workedwith three times since Pride & Prejudice (and FYI, both women received their first Oscar nominations from P&P movie too! Hopefully, they'll both get another for AK...). Recently, Keira and Jacqueline were both at The V&A's Hollywood Costume Exhibition Photocall in London for one of their Anna Karenina dress (click the link for more photos of them or see one of them below)...

UPDATED 11/12/'sKeira in Costume: See Exclusive Anna Karenina Shots
"Keira is a fantastic collaborator. She enjoys the contribution a costume can make to a performance, and never worries about what something will look like. She never has a moment of vanity, but is always completely focused on what is best for the movie." (Jacqueline Durran) "I love working with Jacqueline Durran. She is the costume designer who also designed that green…

In Theaters Today: Skyfall

Now playing in US theaters nationwide today is Judi Dench's new James Bond film,Skyfall. Go see it!

Check out this NY Daily News article:Judi Dench returns for seventh turn at playing James Bond's MI6 boss M in 'Skyfall'

 “Well, I didn’t think I’d be in on it in the first place, and when I was asked [to be in“GoldenEye”], it never occurred to me that 18 years later I’d be doing my seventh one,” says Dench.
Watch: Dame Judi Dench Talks SKYFALL, Working with Roger Deakins, the Best Part of Playing M, Her Upcoming Stephen Frears Film, and More

Skyfall stars Daniel Craig, Ben Whishaw, Bérénice Marlohe, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Helen McCroy, Albert Finney, Ralph Fiennes and Javier Bardem. 

Now playing in UK Cinemas (and according to Box Office Mojo on twitter: SKYFALL opened to an impressive $77.7 million overseas, which includes a nearly record-breaking $32.4M in the U.K.) andisnow just playing in US Theaters November 9th!Can't wait to see this movie!

Official synops…

Photos: Keira Knightley and Joe Wright at 'Anna Karenina' New York Premiere

The always gorgeous and glam Keira Knightley,with director Joe Wright,AK co-stars Alicia Vikander, and Domhnall Gleeson attended the "Anna Karenina" New York Special Screening at Florence Gould Hall onWednesday, November 7, 2012 in New York City. 

Joe Wright's Anna Karenina (starring former Pride & Prejudice stars Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen) was set to have its US Premiere in New York for this coming Tuesday, October 30th, but the unfortunate Hurricane Sandyhas forced it to suspend its premiere.They re-scheduled it for this week (November 7th) as previously posted here.

Anna Karenina opens in select US Theaters one week from tomorrow (November 16th)!

Check out new photos of Keira Knightley with Joe Wright, Alicia Vikander, and Domhnall Gleeson below...

Watch: Rupert Friend's short film 'STEVE' starring Colin Firth, keira Knightley, and Tom Mison

I've been wanting to seeRupert Friend's short filmStevestarring Colin Firth, Keira Knightley, and Tom Mison. As I was browsing youtube, I was in luck as I found that someone uploaded the full short film in 2 parts.Awesome! This short film was interesting, bizarre, funny, and wonderfully acted by all 3 Austen/P&P actors Colin Firth (who was greathere in the title role Steve, a creepy and needy neighbor), Keira (as the woman, interesting accent...sounds like either Scottish or guess would be the former), and Tom Mison (as the man, companion to Keira's character), and pretty good writing and direction by Rupert Friend (on his directorial debut). It's a really good little short film. I loved and enjoyed watching it.

is an unusually needy neighbor to Keira Knightley and Tom Mison in “Steve” (directed by Rupert Friend).

I love this funny line from CF's Steve character:
"Can I come in? I saw a great film on telly last night and I can'…

New 'Skyfall' stills featuring Judi Dench as M

Two new production stills of Judi Denchas M (including one with 007 himself, Daniel Craig as James Bond above) has just been released as her newJames Bond film,Skyfallopens in US theaters nationwide tomorrow.

Skyfall stars Daniel Craig, Ben Whishaw, Bérénice Marlohe, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Helen McCroy, Albert Finney, Ralph Fiennes and Javier Bardem. 

Now playing in UK Cinemas and in US Theaters tomorrow!Can't wait to see this movie!

Official synopsis for the new James Bond film, Skyfall
Daniel Craig is back as James Bond 007 in Skyfall, the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time.  In Skyfall, Bond’s loyalty to M (Judi Dench) is tested as her past comes back to haunt her.  As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.  The film also stars Berenice Marlohe, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Helen McCroy, Albert Finney, and Ralph Fiennes.Check out hertwonew stills below...

P&P Fan Encounter: Jodie met Claudie Blakley!

As I have posted on facebook here, I am going to spotlightPride & Prejudice fans here on the blog this month in celebration of the Pride & Prejudice (2005)film's 7 years of its US theatrical release. If anyone's interested in being featured here who has met one of the P&P 05 actors (ie. Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Rosamund Pike, etc.) or sent a fan mail and don't mind sharing their P&P fan encounters, please contact and email me and submit your P&P fan story/meet & greet experience to be included here.

Here's one of the fan submissions I've received and it's from Jodie. She met the lovely Claudie Blakley, who played Charlotte Lucas in the P&P movie.

I met Claudie Blakley!
by Jodie Hello,I met Claudie Blakley last year 2011 at the Hampstead Theatre for Di, and Viv, and Rose as I flew over from the States. I have a review of the play on the Nicola Walker Forum I went to see the play because of Nicola Walker (who previously c…


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