I'm told that around this time, normal Internet (as opposed to Jane Austen-obsessed Internet) likes to debate if Die Hard (1988) is a Christmas film. I suppose the Austen equivalent surrounds Pride & Prejudice. P&P, after all, does have a winter ball where much happens (drama, intrigue, terrible singing).
We all know this scene never happened in Pride and Prejudice, yet it's a very famous image of Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy emerging from the water in a wet shirt. I think it's really okay that it never happened because I really like this image!Benedict Cumberbatch becomes Mr.Darcy for #giveupclothes by @jasonbellphoto a partnership … Continue reading Fun Friday: Benedict Cumberbatch recreates the image that never was…
Colin Firth was on Jimmy Fallon the other night and Jimmy brought up the giant Mr. Darcy statues that were sitting in lakes all over England. The statues were to commemorate something like the most memorable moment on British television history and Mr. Darcy emerging from the lake was voted the most memorable. In this … Continue reading Friday Video – Colin Firth on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
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Celebrating Pride and Prejudice | Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the first publication of Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen’s best-loved novel. To mark this special occasionHazel Jones and Maggie Lane have written this beautifully illustrated 64-page book looking at the history of the work that Jane Austen called her “darling child”.To celebrate the bicentenary … Continue reading Celebrating Pride and Prejudice
Actors Rupert Everett and Colin Firth star in the teen flick St. Trinian's. It is a fun film where Colin Firth's character has been tasked with cleaning up this raucous all-girls school. Rupert Everett plays the Head Mistress to the hilt, including her small lap dog, Mr. Darcy. There is even, wait for it...a wet … Continue reading **White Shirt Alert**
Featured in the LA Times-here is the whole article for your consideration: Colin Firth, feeling 'Single'The actor finds an emotionally rich role in the Tom Ford film.By Tina Daunt December 2, 2009 Colin Firth first came to international attention as Mr. Darcy, the thinking woman's sex object in "Pride & Prejudice," and then as Bridget … Continue reading Colin Firth, feeling ‘Single’
Colin Firth is starring in a new movie with Kirsten Scott-Thomas called Easy Virtue. For more information: http://easyvirtuethemovie.co.uk/Thanks Janeite Barbara for the tip. 🙂