We are literally jumping up and down and screaming like little girls at the prospect of this movie actually being as good as it looks.
With Sherlock Holmes, Dorian Grey and Sweeney Todd showing the box office that musty old Britannia can be seriously sexed up, it was only a matter of time before the Bronte..
We can’t help but notice that Hollywood loves to up the explosion-and-sex factor with Britain’s classic literature. One only needs to look at the bare chest of Robert Downey Jr as the new Sherlock Holmes to see that the silver screen doesn’t mind taking a few liberties. But what other classic-but-uncool tales are Hollywood missing out on? We re-imagine some great British classics the way Spielberg would do ’em…