4 Ways to Get Your Jane Austen Fix
In this month's endearing Austenland
, Keri Russell plays Jane, a bookworm who blows her savings on a stay at a Jane Austen resort staffed by Mr. Darcy types. For Jane-iacs, a few more ways to indulge.
Photo: Courtesy of Pemberley Digital
Welcome to Sanditon
From the creators of the hit The Lizzie Bennet Diaries
comes another cheeky Web series, inspired by Austen's unfinished novel, Sanditon
. Follow Allison Paige as Gigi Darcy—and even create a character—at WelcometoSanditon.com
An English professor who skates in the roller derby as Stone Cold Jane Austen and a Florida lawyer obsessed with cracking hidden subtexts in the novels are among the die-hard fans you'll meet in this witty new nonfiction work by journalist Deborah Yaffe.
Death Comes to Pemberley
Based on P.D. James's 2011 mystery novel
and starring The Americans'
Matthew Rhys as the smoldering man of the house, this BBC sequel of sorts to the 1995 Pride and Prejudice
miniseries hits the U.K. this winter and the U.S. likely next year.
Photo: Andy Kropa/WireImage
After a pit stop in zombie fiction in 2009, Pride and Prejudice
gets another contemporary retelling: Jennifer Love Hewitt is currently developing this drama series, set in small-town Virginia, for Lifetime Television.
Next: Books turned into summer movies