Beckinsale, Sevigny Join “Lady Susan”

Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny are set to re-team with their “The Last Days of Disco” director Whit Stillman for his adaptation of the Jane Austen novella “Lady Susan” for Westerly Films.

Beckinsale will play the widow Lady Susan Vernon who goes to live on the estate of her in-laws amid colorful rumors regarding her social life. While there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her daughter Frederica.

Sevigny will play Lady Susan’s friend and confidante Alicia. Emma Greenwell, Morfydd Clark, Jemma Redgrave, James Fleet, Tom Bennett and Justin Edwards also star.

Stillman, Katie Holly and Lauranne Bourrachot will produce and filming begins in Ireland later this month.

Source: THR