Austenland

(2013)

A romantic comedy about 30-something, single Jane Hayes (Keri Russell), a seemingly normal young woman with a secret: her obsession with all things Jane Austen. But when she decides to spend her life savings on a trip to an English resort catering to Austen–crazed women, Jane’s fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency–era gentleman suddenly become more real than she ever could have imagined.

‘Austenland’ Trailer Starring Keri Russell

‘Austenland’ Trailer Starring Keri Russell

Napoleon Dynamite co-writer Jerusha Hess makes her directorial debut with Austenland, a romantic comedy that takes a look at the fans of Jane Austen. The first trailer has been released, featuring Keri Russell as Jane Hayes, a young woman obsessed with the author's work, who goes to a resort catered specifically to the writer's fans. Take a look at the latest footage from this upcoming romantic comedy, also starring JJ Feild, Jennifer Coolidge, and Bret McKenzie.

Austenland was released August 16th, 2013.

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‘Austenland’ Poster with Keri Russell

‘Austenland’ Poster with Keri Russell

The first poster has arrived for Austenland, director Jerusha Hess' romantic comedy that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last month. The film marks Jerusha Hess' directorial debut, after writing comedies such as Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre, and Gentlemen Broncos with her husband Jared Hess. Keri Russell stars as Jane Hayes, a woman who is obsessed with the work of Jane Austen, particularly the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. She heads to a theme park based on the author's work to find her perfect man. FilmDistrict will release Austenland later this year, although a specific release date has not been determined yet.

Austenland was released August 16th, 2013.

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