EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Keri Russell Talks 'Austenland' and 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

Monday, 12 August 2013 13:14
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Opening in theaters in Los Angeles and New York on August 16th is the new romantic comedy Austenland from director and co-screenwriter Jerusha Hess (Napoleon Dynamite), based on the novel of the same name by co-screenwriter Shannon Hale. The film was produced by Twilight author Stephanie Meyer, and stars an excellent cast that includes Keri Russell (Mission: Impossible III, TV's The Americans), J.J. Feild (Captain America: The First Avenger), Jennifer Coolidge (American Reunion), Georgia King (One Day), James Callis (TV's Battlestar Galactica), Jane Seymour (Love, Wedding, Marriage), and Academy Award-winner Bret McKenzie (The Muppets).

IAR's very own Heather Newgen recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Keri Russell to talk about her work on Austenland, as well as her upcoming film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The popular actress discussed her new movie, her character, how its different than her role on The Americans, being obsessed with Jane Austen, her initial reaction to the script, being pregnant while shooting, her boobs, the film's costumes, working with Jane Seymour, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, her character, and a little bit about the upcoming sequels plot. 

To watch our exclusive interview with Keri Russell about Austenland and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, please click on the video player above.

SYNOPSIS:

Obsessed with the BBC production of "Pride and Prejudice", a woman (Russell) travels to a Jane Austen theme park in search for her perfect gentleman.

Austenland opens in Los Angeles and New York on August 16th.

To watch our exclusive interview with JJ Feild and Bret McKenzie about Austenland and Muppets Most Wanted, please click here.

To watch our exclusive interview with Jane Seymour and Georgia King about Austenland, please click here

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is scheduled to open in theaters on July 18th, 2014.


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