Romeo & Juliet
fb.indiewire.com It’s been two years since Hailee Steinfeld impressed audiences as Mattie Ross in the Coen Brothers’ adaptation of Charles Portis' novel, “True Grit.” Her breakout turn earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress and a flurry of offers, including a role in next year’s blockbuster-to-be “Ender’s Game,” but her next big-screen appearance will be as Juliet in the newest, millennial-targeted, adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, “Romeo & Juliet.” And now the recently wrapped production has released a first look (via 24 Frames) of Steinfeld’s Juliet with her Romeo, Brit actor Douglas Booth.
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Romeo and Juliet Synopsis and Credits

Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare’s epic and searing tale of love, is revitalized on screen by writer Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey) and director Carlos Carlei (The Flight of the Innocent). An ageless story from the world’s most renowned author is reimagined for the 21st Century. This adaptation is told in the lush traditional setting it was written, but gives a new generation the chance to fall in love with the enduring legend. With an all-star cast including Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Paul Giamatti and Stellan Skarsgard, it affords those unfamiliar with the tale the chance to put faces to the two names they’ve undoubtedly heard innumerable times: Romeo and Juliet. Every generation deserves to discover this lasting love.

"Romeo and Juliet" stars Damian Lewis, Douglas Booth, Ed Westwick, Hailee Steinfeld, Laura Morante, Natascha McElhone, Paul Giamatti, and Stellan Skarsgard.

Directed by Carlo Carlei.
Written by Julian Fellowes.
Produced by Gabriele Muccino, Ileen Maisel, Julian Fellowes, Lawrence Elman, and Mark Ordesky.
Production company/distributor: Relativity Media.

Release Date: October 11, 2013

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