In a story from Variety, Columbia Pictures will be bringing Jane Austen's time travel television show to the bigscreen.

Sam Mendes will be producing.

The film is based on the British miniseries Lost in Austen. It looks at Amanda, a woman who loves Jane Austen and ends up becoming the fictional Austen character Elizabeth Bennett.

Lost in Austen's writer Guy Andrews will be doing the screenplay.

Evan Jacobs