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Last year's Best Actress nominee Lesley Manville (for "Another Year"), "Homeland" star Damian Lewis and everyone's favorite character actor Stellan Skarsgard have rounded out the cast for Carlo Carlei's latest adaptation of Shakespeare's "Romeo And Juliet." The trio will respectively play Lady Capulet, Lord Capulet and the Prince of Verona, joining a host of others already cast, including Natascha McElhone, Christian Cooke, Tomas Arana, Laura Morante and Leon Vitali. The film was scripted by Oscar-winning writer Julian Fellowes ("Gosford Park") which, while staying true to its original period setting, is aimed to attract younger audiences. Hailee Steinfeld and newcomer Douglas Booth star as the titular couple with Kodi Smit-McPhee as Benvolio, Ed Westwick as Tybalt and Paul Giamatti as Friar Laurence. “We felt that it had been quite a long time since there had been a romantic, traditional rendition of »

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