Here is a link to scans of Jane Austen’s original manuscript to Lady Susan, held at the New York Morgan Library & Museum.
Turn your dials to The Green Room with Orla Barry this Saturday from 9pm-11pm to hear a Whit Stillman interview.
Here is a snapshot of the interview:
Sienna Miller will be shooting her new film, an adaptation of a Jane Austen short novel in Dublin later in the summer, according to American filmmaker Whit Stillman.
Speaking to The Green Room, the director says he hopes Chloe Sevigny will play the second lead.
Sevigny, who starred in The Last Days of Disco, also plays the lead in Stillman’s new TV show The Cosmopolitans which is to set to air in the autumn.
The filmmaker is coming to Ireland next weekend for the John Ford Symposium held annually in Dublin.
To hear the full interview with Whit Stillman, tune into The Green Room with Orla Barry on Saturday evening from 9pm-11pm.
Graham Fuller writes an article for BlouinArtinfo about Whit Stillman’s upcoming film Love and Friendship. Whit Stillman also seems to be looking for an actress for the Catherine Vernon part. Who do you think should play her? Please tell us your thoughts.
Here are some more articles on the Whit Stillman Jane Austen film project. I’m sure there will be many more updates as the film is set to shoot soon.
Whit Stillman’s film adaptation of the Jane Austen story Lady Susan is happening. It was speculated that the film wouldn’t be happening because of news of the book and Stillman’s possible new Amazon Studios series. However, Screendaily writer Andreas Wiseman breaks the exclusive story that the Jane Austen film will be made and that it will star Sienna Miller and Chloe Sevigny. Filming is to start this summer, so plan on more updates soon.
EXCLUSIVE: Summer shoot for Whit Stillman adaptation to star Sienna Miller and Chloe Sevigny; director hails “author’s most sparkling comedy”.
Sienna Miller has landed the lead in Whit Stillman’s upcoming Jane Austen adaptation, which UK sales outfit Protagonist has added to its EFM slate.
Chloe Sevigny, best known for roles in Zodiac and Boys Don’t Cry, has also been cast as a close friend of Miller’s character in the period comedy, titled Jane Austen’s Love & Friendship.
Chloe Sevigny Photo by David Dunan for Town and Country