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Romeo & Juliet Trailer


It's trailerlicious around these parts. So another Romeo & Juliet adaptation, yes. But this one has Damian Lewis as Lord Capulet and Paul Giamatti as Friar Laurence, so I am very much going to be seeing it. Is it just me or is the actor who plays Romeo really sort of channeling Leonard Whiting from the Zeffirelli version? Not a bad thing, my friends. Not a bad thing at all. Due out October 13th, will you be seeing it?

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  1. I hadn't heard about this, I'll definitely be seeing it! I really liked Romeo when he was Pip in Great Expectations.

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    1. Me, too! I saw that he'd played Pip but I haven't seen it yet. Must rectify that.

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  2. This trailer actually makes me excited to revisit the Romeo & Juliet story!

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  3. CHUCK BASS/ED WESTWICK! Yup, I'm watching this. Plus Romeo is rather pretty and the trailer looked amazing.

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  4. Lizzy6:48 PM

    Ooooh I've had my eye on this trailer for about a month now. Hopefully the movie is as stunning as the trailer. I love seeing how all movie/play adaptions change the story in some little way, and am looking forward to see how Julian Fellows and the director interpreted the story. I'm also super excited for Hailee Steinfeld as Juliet. She looks gorgeous! Everyone I know hates Romeo and Juliet though, so I guess I'll be seeing it by myself. =(

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    1. I don't know how I missed it until now. I've enjoyed Julian Fellowes' work so far, so I have high hopes. I know a lot of people scoff at R&J, but I have always loved it. Unabashedly. :)

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    2. Speaking of book-movie-trailers, the first trailer for The Book Thief came out today (like literally a couple of hours ago). That film also looks amazing.

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    3. I saw it! Still can't believe it's going to be a film.

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  5. I can't wait to see it! I too have always loved R&J - I own both the Zeffirelli version and the Luhrmann version on dvd. I especially like that they keep on using Zola Jesus's song "Skin" in the trailers for this one (IMHO, the first trailer they released is better than the one you put up).

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    1. I own them both, too. :)

      I'll have to check out the first trailer.

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  6. Anonymous6:31 AM

    This is the first time I've seen this trailer and it looks good. I'll be willing to watch it if I remember by the time it comes out. LOL.

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    1. It's funny when a new adaptation comes out and you see the trailer and realize, yeah, I am totally up for a new take on that story again. :)

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  7. Anonymous1:37 PM

    I was wondering why the actor playing Romeo looked so familiar! (I did see him in Great Expectations, but I kept feeling as if I knew him from something else, something much older.)
    KarenS

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    1. Not just me then! This made me smile, Karen. Wish we could see it together.

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  8. I saw the trailer in the theater yesterday and I think I will! Go that is. It looks pretty awesome really.

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    1. Sweet. I'm looking forward to it!

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