TV/films of books

“Jane Eyre is a book about ugly people” – Casting period dramas

Jane Eyre is a book about ugly people - Casting period dramas According to this light-hearted article in The Toast, "Jane Eyre is a book fundamentally about ugly people" and a plea is made to cast "ugly and weird-looking in period dramas": If I accomplish one thing in my life, let it be the increased… Continue reading “Jane Eyre is a book about ugly people” – Casting period dramas

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TV/films of books

US TV mogul plans epic version of A Tale of Two Cities

I read in this article that Harvey Weinstein (the US TV mogul/producer) plans a collaboration with the BBC on an adaptation of A Tale of Two Cities (Dickens). A follow up to the recent effort on War and Peace (Tolstoy). I tend to be about 5 years behind, but I'm looking forward to catching up… Continue reading US TV mogul plans epic version of A Tale of Two Cities