Ralph Fiennes Has Cast Felicity Jones in His 'Invisible Woman' Movie

December 2, 2011
Source: The Daily Mail

Felicity Jones

Another project for talented, beautiful British actress Felicity Jones to follow up this year's Like Crazy. A few months ago we reported that Warren Beatty had cast Jones in his new Howard Hughes film as a young romantic interest. Now Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail (via Vulture) is reporting that Jones is also set to star in the next project from director Ralph Fiennes, who is heading into this awards season with his film Coriolanus, that he directed and stars in. Fiennes is next directing The Invisible Woman, a drama about the relationship between author Charles Dickens and his secret, young mistress Nelly Ternan, Jones' role.

The Invisible Woman is based on Claire Tomalin's extensive book on the relationship between the famed author of "Oliver Twist" and Great Expectations", and Nelly, who was 18 when he was 45; their relationship lasted 13 years until Dickens' death in 1870. The project has been in development with producers Stewart Mackinnon & Gaby Tana at BBC Films for a while, and is aiming to shoot in spring or summer next year. Nelly played a central role in the life of Charles Dickens at a time when he was perhaps the best-known man in Britain, which is why this is an intriguing story. I'm very happy that Felicity is landing high profile roles to follow-up her hopefully award-winning performance in Like Crazy, I just hope this turns out a little more interesting than it sounds on paper so far. With Fiennes at the helm, I don't think we have to worry much.

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Hmmm...this and the Beatty movie role sound awfully alike.

Mr. Tibbs on Dec 2, 2011

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