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Articles Tagged 'Jane Eyre'

Bleak House

Brit Binge Watching: Five Classic Novel TV Adaptations You Can View Online

Revisit classic British novels with these made-for-TV miniseries adaptations. Here are five for you to binge on: 1. Bleak House Charles Dickens’ Bleak House revolves around the injustices of the 19th century court system. There are a number of subplots, involving multiple families and overlapping relationships, but the main storyline revolves around a long-running case […]

The Young Victoria

Photos: Victorian Fashions in British Costume Drama

BBC America’s forthcoming show Copper (premiering Sunday, August 19 at 10/9c) examines life in NYC set in the 1860s. The majority of the costumes – 600 dresses, frock coats and union suits – were custom built versus relying on picked over rental shops. The folks over at Gothamist have put together a flip book of some […]

As the New ‘Jane Eyre’ Opens, Ghosts of Rochesters Past Haunt Us

When it comes to tortured, self-loathing, sarcastic heroes, it’s hard to beat Mr. Rochester. That would be Edward Rochester, the brooding master of Thornfield Hall, the gloomy manor house in the English countryside where Jane Eyre arrives as the newly-hired governess. Jane Eyre, the classic 19th century romantic novel by Charlotte Brontë, may be named […]

‘Alice in Wonderland’ Star Mia Wasikowska Is a Darker ‘Jane Eyre’

Mia Wasikowska is back in a new screen portrayal of another British literary heroine in the wake of her starring role in last year’s Alice in Wonderland. The 21-year-old Australian-born actress appears opposite Michael Fassbender in a fresh adaptation of the 19th century literary classic Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Brontë. Wasikowska is a fan […]

New Trailer: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender in ‘Jane Eyre’

Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender Australian actress Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland, The Kids Are All Right) will play opposite German-born actor Michael Fassbender (Inglorious Basterds) in Cary Fukunaga‘s new period drama based on Charlotte Brontë most prized novel, Jane Eyre. English writer and director Moira Buffini is behind the script, which draws heavily from the […]