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Wednesday, February 10

Meet the next Mr. Darcy – Caleb Grusing

Yes Janites. Just when we thought that Aisha, the new Bollywood take on Jane Austen’s Emma was the last new adaptation in the pipeline, indie production company PaperCut Productions LLC has announced a new contemporary movie of Pride and Prejudice. According to the Pride and Prejudice 2005 blog, who seem to be the only source of information at the moment, filming will begin in Colorado in June 2010. Check out the cast and photos on the official P&P 2010 web page on the PaperCut’s website. Of particular note is actor Caleb Grusing who will be portraying the iconic Mr. Darcy. Big boots to fill for sure, but he is certainly easy on the eyes.

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Cheers, Laurel Ann, Austenprose

24 comments:

jedisakora said...

Not bad looking, but i've always pictured Mr. Darcy with a more square, fuller face.

giddymomof6 said...

oh good grief! I'm on love already! *sigh*

Msslaydbug said...

He's very handsome. Noticed filming will be in Colorado. I wonder where ? I may have to do some respectful stalking and get insider pictures - LOL !!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing this info and the useful links. I had not realised that another version was coming out! I'm looking forward to it!

Megan said...

He is so cute, but he looks too sweet maybe, a little too manicured...Mr. Darcy should look a little more rugged...

Anonymous said...

I agree with Megan - this one is too young, too cute, looks like a babe in the woods. Mr. Darcy shouldn't have a James-Dean look as this (otherwise nice-looking) young man does. Mr. Darcy needs to look sophisticated, suave, authoritative.

Anonymous said...

I think after seeing this new version I will still be in love with the last one with Matthew and Kierra. Yes this new Mr. Darcy is Handson but he looks like the guy on USA tv show "Burn Notice." Also, the other cast member dont look as young as they should be. All the Bennett sisters look like there in the 20's and 30's.

LauraW said...

No, no, no! This is not Mr. Darcy! What a pretty boy :) I agree with Megan... much to Metro to be a Darcy... could be a great Willoughby or Wickham? I wonder who will play Elizabeth?

Nonna Beach said...

He looks like a Ralph Lauren Polo model to me...not Mr. Darcy !

Adriana Zardini said...

Thanks Laurel Ann for such great news!

Anonymous said...

This is quite upsetting. He certainly is America's Mr Darcy :'(

Jeanie said...

no, no, no.....he's no Matthew MacFadyen!

Anonymous said...

He certainly is not Matthew Macfadyen (my personal favorite Mr. Darcy), but that doesn't mean he can't play Darcy...lol. He's more like an American Darcy though. Probably better than the Bride & Prejudice Darcy and 2003 P&P Darcy, and he hasn't started filming yet...haha!

Besides it's a modern adaptation (and American version)...so I'll be interested in seeing how this film is done. The more P&P adaptation, the better. :)

Anonymous said...

Good Lord!He is so cute and sexy...I long to see him on regency costume...
Alex

katie said...

Love him already! Can't wait to see the film!! You guys this is a modern day Pride and Prejudice so he wont look like any BBC version. I want to see a different looking Darcy!! He is Hot..Hot...Hot!!

Anonymous said...

He looks young which is good becasue I'm 22 and the other guys were to old for my interest! Must see this film....When does it come out??

Anonymous said...

LOVE HIM LOVE HIM!!!IT'S ABOUT TIME DARCY IS UNDER 35!!!!

Raquel said...

Handsome. But not enough to tempt me... as Mr. Darcy!

Sarah said...

He handsome enough to tempt me because he is young!! I'm so sick of people picking older guys! I ageee with the other girls, it's about time he is under 35. Hey Jane Austen has Fans under 30!!
Very hot!!

Jenna said...

What? Are guys on crack? He is GORGEOUS!!! No offense to Matthew McFayden or Collin Firth but they just weren't that great looking. I never really saw the appeal of Mr. Darcy (except in the book) until I saw THIS Mr. Darcy! Finally an actor as handsome at the Mr. Darcy I've always imagined! I can't wait to see this film!

Anonymous said...

Hey, all -

This coming from someone who knows Caleb - he IS more rugged-looking in person. This is a very "sweet" picture of him, if I do say so myself.

Re: the Bennet actresses, not one of them is over 17, with the exception of the girl who plays Elizabeth. She's in her early 20s.

Anonymous said...

WOW!! He is a Hottie!! I love Colin Firth but it I where 30 all over again I would melt!!!

I agree with the other person I'm glas to see a Darcy under 35/40 ish!!

I will love to see this one. It sounds very intersting and different.

Sally H said...

LOOOVVVEEE him!! He does have better pics on the Pride and Prejudice Facebook page that I think will change some of your minds....very handsome indeed!!!!

I have been following facebook and can not WAIT for this one to come out!!!!

Please give us more news!!!!

Anonymous said...

gahh nooo !! colin firth was so much more handsome than macfayden and way more than this guy.. or at least as mr darcy definitelyy.. mehh xP
he has an awful fake tan and he just doesn't look like a darcy at all x(
this guy should do some other movie about like a guy in the jungle or something !! he would fit that role soo much better !
my personal opinion (and im american) : only british guys are fit to play darcy. the end. :)