What: The New York premiere of Sony Pictures Classics’s Austenland, a new film produced by Stephanie Meyer (Twilight) and directed by Jerusha Hess which follows Jane (Keri Russell), a thirty-something American with a crippling Jane Austen obsession as she journeys to England to find her real Mr. Darcy.
When: Monday, August 12
Where: A screening at the Landmark Sunshine Theater on the Lower East Side, hosted by The Cinema Society with Alice and Olivia, was followed by a party at Jimmy at the James Hotel.
Who: The film’s stars – Keri Russell, who wore Stella McCartney, Jennifer Coolidge, and JJ Field – were joined by Langley Fox, Stacey Bendet Eisner and more.
Why: Nothing says end of summer like an Austen-inspired rom com. This one takes it to the next level.
Photo: Patrick McMullen