Charlotte Rampling Starring in Film Adaptation of Sanditon

Charlotte Rampling Starring in Film Adaptation of Sanditon

1234024_Charlotte-RamplingCharlotte Rampling, who has received an OBE for her services to the arts and who has previously played roles in hit period dramas such as The Duchess, is set to play the overbearing nouveau-riche Lady Denham in the never-before-screened story of Sanditon - the novel which Jane began before she died in 1817.

The story centres around Charlotte Heywood, who is eager to experience polite society at leisure in the up and coming sea bathing resort of Sanditon. However, society is not so polite after all as she meets a string of unusual characters including a lecherous gentleman called Sir Edward, and a dashing but hopeless Sidney Parker, along with his hypochondriac sisters. Pascal Degove, managing director at Goldcrest Films who are responsible for the new adaptation said on the news of Charlotte Rampling's being cast that she is; “responsible for so many indelible performances, she is perfect for the crucial role of the scheming Lady Denham. This is a genuinely fresh take on a well-loved genre – we expect enormous excitement from cinema-goers and distributors alike.”
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