The pleasures of Jane Austen and the horrors of the British slave trade make a surprisingly elegant fit in Amma Asante's handsome period piece.
"Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer is moving on. She's put a stake in the heart of her megahit vampire franchise, and saw modest results ($48 million worldwide) earlier this year from an adaptation of…
Author-based theme parks were the talk of the night as the cast and filmmakers celebrated the premiere of Sony Classics' "Austenland" on Aug. 8 at the Hemingway Lounge in Hollywood after the film…
Canuck film producer David Cormican ("Stranded") has nabbed screen rights to Kim Izzo's debut fiction novel "The Jane Austen Marriage Manual," published last spring by MacMillan/St. Martin's Press…
Already up to our bustles in "Emma"s, we demand something fresh from a tuner version, and "Jane Austen's Emma" at the Old Globe obliges.
Given Natalie Portman's elegant demeanor, a turn in a period Jane Austen adaptation was inevitable.
Beautifully shot and graced with a splendid performance by Olivia Williams, Jane Austen biopic "Miss Austen Regrets" focuses on a relatively narrow window in the author's life, serving as something…
"Masterpiece Theatre" is getting a new host (Gillian Anderson), but it's much of the same old/merry old, as this stately production of "Persuasion" launches "The Complete Jane Austen," a mix of…
Charmer could become a sleeper hit if allowed to build word of mouth and screen count.
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