Trailer: Julian Fellowes + Anthony Trollope = Doctor Thorne

Amazon announced yesterday that it had acquired Julian Fellowes’s new miniseries Doctor Thorne, based on the Anthony Trollope novel of the same title. (It’s one of his Chronicles of Barsetshire.) The show stars Tom Hollander, Ian McShane, Alison Brie, Stefanie Martini, Rebecca Front, Harry Richardson, and others; it will arrive on Amazon on May 20th. Here’s Amazon’s new trailer. Thoughts? Mine are a. They don’t even mention Trollope, huh? and b. This looks like lots of pretty clothes and scenery and angst, so yay!

Romeo & Juliet Clip: The Balcony Scene

Romeo & JulietRomeo & Juliet will be in theaters in just a few weeks, on October 11th, and now thanks to Yahoo! Movies, we can get a taste of one of the play’s most famous moments: the balcony scene. What do you think of their take on the big moment? This version was written by Julian Fellowes and stars Douglas Booth and Hailee Steinfeld along with Damian Lewis, Ed Westwick, Paul Giamatti, and more.

New Trailer: Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & JulietVia MTV, we have a new trailer for Julian Fellowes’s version of Romeo & Juliet, which stars Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Ed Westwick, Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti, and more. It’s very pretty, but mostly just makes me want to shake the characters. You met two days ago! Not worth dying over! Ahem. Anyway. Here it is!

Romeo & Juliet in Theaters September 6th

Romeo & JulietGood news, Shakespeare fans: According to a Variety exclusive, Carlo Carlei’s big-screen adaptation of Romeo and Juliet will be distributed by Relativity and hit theaters on September 6th. It stars Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth as the ill-fated couple; the cast also includes Ed Westwick, Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti, and Stellan Skarsgard. The script was written by Julian Fellowes of Downton Abbey.

Trailer: Romeo and Juliet

We’ve finally got our first trailer for this new version of Romeo and Juliet, which was adapted by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey). It stars Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth, and the cast also includes Damian Lewis, Ed Westwick, Paul Giamatti, and Stellan Skarsgard, which is . . . quite a group. Thoughts?

Casting News: Arrow, Captain America 2, The Chaperone, Mercy, Black Mass, For the Dogs, Miss Julie

  • Just in: Emily Bett Rickards will be a regular on season two of Arrow! Yay!
  • Emily VanCamp will be starring with Chris Evans in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
  • Ooh, Julian Fellowes is writing an adaptation of Laura Moriarty’s The Chaperone, starring Elizabeth McGovern!
  • Mark Duplass has been cast in Mercy, based on Stephen King’s story “Gramma.”
  • Johnny Depp is starring as Whitey Bulger in the movie based on true crime book Black Mass. Huh.
  • For the Dogs, adapted from Kevin Wignall’s novel, will star Sam Worthington.
  • Jessica Chastain, who is having a very good few years, has joined the adaptation of Strindberg’s Miss Julie.