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Lily Allen To Make First Feature Film

Lily Allen To Make First Feature Film

[b]Lily Allen[/b] is to make her acting debut in a new spoof version of classic Jane Austen novel [b]Pride And Prejudice[/b].

Following in the footsteps of her father Keith and brother Alfie who are both actors, the pop singer will play the role of Lydia Bennet in Jane Austen Handheld. Comedian [b]Russell Brand[/b] is to star alongside playing the role of her lover, George Wickham, BBC News reports.

Veteran Hollywood actress [b]Carrie Fisher[/b] is set to play Lydia's mother Mrs Bennett, whilst [b]Stephen Fry[/b] is to play Mr Bennett.

The roles of Mr Darcy and Lizzie Bennett have yet to be cast in the £2.5 million production which is due to start production early next year.

The film has been scripted by [b]Robert Farrar[/b], whose previous writing credits include the '99 comedy Bedrooms And Hallways starring [b]Simon Callow[/b] and The Man Who Knew Too Little starring [b]Bill Murray[/b] in 1997.

Jane Austen Handheld will be directed by [b]Tristam Shapeero[/b], who has previously worked on [b]Brass Eye[/b] and [b]Peep Show[/b].


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