Tuesday, July 5, 2011

A Winning Team

In April, I did a blog-swap with Michelle Davidson and posted (on her blog) about how great it was to have writer friends. I used Shannon Hale and Stephenie Meyer as an example of a great writer-friendship.

I'm so smart.

Shannon announced today that Austenland will be made into a movie! Shannon co-wrote the screenplay, so we know it'll be awesome! Keri Russell will star as Jane, and JJ Field will play an-actor-playing-Mr. Darcy!  Filming begins this week in the UK.

Stephenie Meyer is producing it, through her production company, Fickle Fish Films (others are also involved).

I stole this picture from the Twilight Lexicon site:
http://www.twilightlexicon.com/2007/09/09/shannon-hale-interviews-stephenie/

I, for one, am excited. This is amazing news.

7 comments:

  1. Wahoo! I LOVE AUSTENLAND! - So much fun to read! Now I'll have to go crazy waiting for the movie to be finished. Thanks, Robin. And yes, you are SO smart!

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  2. AWESOME. I've been wondering what Meyer was up to these days. Good for her. I think it's just awesome. She wrote an incredible series of books and now she's producing films. What an inspiration. Thanks for sharing the fantastic news.

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  3. Aaaagghh! No way! I'm so excited! LOVE Shannon Hale and Stephenie Meyer! I'm excited! :D Obviously... ;)

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  4. I see few of you are more coherent than I am about this. :)

    *Squeals some more*

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