Lynn Redgrave, Kathy Baker and Marc Blucas have been booked for “The Jane Austen Book Club,” which Robin Swicord will direct from her adaptation of the Karen Joy Fowler novel. Sony Pictures Classics will distribute domestically.
They join Maria Bello, Emily Blunt, Jimmy Smits, Amy Brenneman, Hugh Dancy, Maggie Grace and Kevin Zegers.
John Calley, Julie Lynn and Diana Napper are producing. Pic shoots in L.A. next month.
Book’s about five women and a man who gather to discuss Jane Austen’s fiction and realize their lives are playing out in a 21st century version of one of her novels.