Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Lady Susan

From Entertainment Weekly:
Once keen to the idea of adapting Lady Susan, Stillman had difficulty finding an avenue through which to make it. After one partner left the industry all together, he turned the script into a passion project, chipping away at it in the moments between paid assignments. Stillman’s work has always owed some debt to Austen, making an adaptation of her work seem only logical, but it wasn’t until discovering Lady Susan that Stillman had the right work to tinker with. “I could add something that was kind of small and incomplete,” he said, “rather than subtracting tons of things from something that’s a masterpiece.” (Read more.)

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