We already know what you're thinking: Haven't there been dozens of different versions of Romeo and Juliet? The answer is obviously yes. So why should you care about yet another Romeo and Juliet movie? That's an obvious answer, too, because this one was written by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and features one of the finer casts to tackle Shakespeare's play in quite some time.
Directed by Carlo Carlei, 2013's Romeo &Juliet stars Damian Lewis, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Stellan Skarsgård, Ed Westwick, Lesley Manville, Douglas Booth and the wonderfully talented Hailee Steinfeld as Juliet. Don't believe us that she's talented? Go watch True Grit again and then come back to us. Or you could just watch the below featurette, which is all about Steinfeld's take on the ill-fated lover.
Romeo & Juliet hits select theaters on October 11, 2013.
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