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Emily Browning to star in ‘Summer’

Thesp replaces Lovibond in period drama

LONDON — Emily Browning is set to star alongside Dominic Cooper in “Summer in February,” which began lensing in Cornwall, U.K. on Friday.

Aussie thesp Browning, who has had roles in “Sucker Punch,” “Sleeping Beauty” and upcoming thriller “Magic, Magic,” will replace Ophelia Lovibond in the period drama, which centers around a love triangle set in an Edwardian artists’ colony in the early 1900s.

“Downton Abbey” thesp Dan Stevens also stars alongside Cooper and Browning.

Script is penned by Jonathan Smith, which he adapted from his eponymous tome, while Christopher Menaul (“Prime Suspect”) directs.

Pic is produced by Cross Day Productions’ Pippa Cross and Janette Day, and Apart Films’ Jeremy Cowdrey.

Stevens serves as exec producer.

Hattie Morahan (“The Bank Job”), Shaun Dingwall (“Above Suspicion”), Mia Austen, Max Deacon (“Flashbacks of a Fool”), Michael Maloney (“Babel”) and Nicholas Farrell (“The Iron Lady”) also star in the pic.

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