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26 April 2010 @ 04:14 pm
ooh shiny  
From the RSC Shakespeare feed: Ben Whishaw is playing Ariel in Julie Taymor's production of The Tempest!
http://palgrave.typepad.com/rsc/2010/04/new-volumes-new-movies.html

Less pleased about Russell Brand as Trinculo... but if I recall from set photographs, Felicity Jones is Miranda, which makes me happy, because she can clearly do innocent and sympathetic (see Catherine Morland).
 
 
 
litlover12 on April 26th, 2010 11:36 pm (UTC)
I had to go look him up before I could remember where I saw him. He was Sebastian in the "Brideshead Revisited" remake. I'm afraid I don't remember his performance very well; I was too busy being mad at him for not being Anthony Andrews. (Which, I have to admit, was not his fault.)
tempestsarekind: regency house party [s&s]tempestsarekind on April 27th, 2010 12:35 am (UTC)
Heh. If you get a chance to see Bright Star, I recommend it--he plays Keats.
Valancy: Swoonabilityvalancy_s on April 28th, 2010 12:26 pm (UTC)
Seconding the recommendation of Bright Star. *SWOON*
tempestsarekind: austentempestsarekind on April 28th, 2010 03:20 pm (UTC)
I definitely need to see it again.