Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
Interstellar Review
The Making Of The West Wing
Get 12 Issues For Only £25 Today
The perfect gift this Christmas
London Film Festival 2014
Our round-up of the galas, films and interviews
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Hugh Jackman Finds Lion
Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel also set for real-life tale
Lucy Liu Starring In Snakehead
A human trafficking drama
New Poster And Trailer For The SpongeBob Movie
Sponge Out Of Water
Alex Garland's Ex_Machina Trailer And Poster Land
Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander set heads to 'trip'
Michael Bay Clocks 13 Hours
The director plans a Benghazi drama
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
27 October 2014
James Franco Recruits Writers For The Disaster Artist
Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber will write about The Room
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Love, Rosie (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Bad Neighbours (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Now You See Me (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Stuck In Love (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Lily Collins In Talks For Rosaline
From Snow White to Shakespeare?

23 February 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

Lily Collins In Talks For Rosaline

There have been so many takes on William Shakespeare’s Romeo And Juliet that it would be easy to conclude that there are no new avenues to explore. That's a great disservice to our killer idea, retelling the story among silverback gorillas. More importantly, it would overlook Michael Sucsy’s planned take, Rosaline, which shows events from the point of view of Romeo's ex. Now Lily Collins is in talks to star.

Michael H Weber and Scott Neustader adapted the script from Rebecca Serles’ novel (which, going back to studio tradition, has yet to hit the shelves). It sets the doomed love story in a modern day high school, and filters it through the titular young woman's eyes as she is courted and then spurned by Romeo.

Variety reports that Deborah Ann Woll and Dave Franco are also still going through the negotiation motions to take two other roles, which we’d guess are Romeo and Juliet themselves. We’re also left wondering if the film will push through to the tragic finale...

Sucsy has been trying to get this one set up for a little while now, and Hailee Steinfeld flirted with the Rosaline role. But with surprise box-office hit The Vow under his belt, things should move a little quicker for the director. Collins, who will next be seen in Mirror, Mirror (due out April 2), has recently seen her schedule clear since she’s no longer starring in The Evil Dead and her fantasy pic The Mortal Instruments has been shoved back into limbo. Their loss is Romeo's gain.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Bullets Over Broadway Heads To The Stage
Woody may finally get his show...
Denzel Washington Could Be The Equalizer
Update: He's in!

Your Comments

RE:
inking the same thing the word Gallagher comes to mind Noel, Liam & weirdly Peter? More

Posted by Wild about Wilder at 17:04 on 24 February 2012 | Report This Post

her eyebrows scare me More

Posted by wombathog at 08:54 on 24 February 2012 | Report This Post

SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS

SAVE UP TO 48% GET 12 ISSUES FOR ONLY £25
Get the best seat in the house by subscribing to the world's biggest movie magazine today. Save up to 69% and every month you'll get exclusive subscriber-only covers, access to the biggest stars and the best news, reviews and behind-the-scenes reports straight from the set. Click here to find the perfect offer for you


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire Meets Mike Leigh
On Mr. Turner, 007 and liver in lager

World War II Movies That Win At History
Seen Fury? Here’s what to watch next...

The 25 Shatneriest William Shatner Moments Of All Time
Prepare. For. Many. One. Word. Sentences.

Marvel Announces Phase Three Film Slate Up To 2019
Photos from the event and have a look at all the new movie logos

Lists Of Our Lifetime: Empire's 25 Greatest Scares
Monsters, ghosts, horrible old ladies: the scenes that have kept us hiding behind the sofa for the last 25 years. Warning: contains spoilers.

Empire's Interstellar Review
Read our official verdict on Christopher Nolan's science-fiction epic

The 40 Most Fearsome One-Man Armies In Cinema
When you absolutely, positively have to kill every last mutha in the room...

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)