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Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein to Finish One of Nora Ephron's Last Scripts

Women and Hollywood By Inkoo Kang | Women and Hollywood August 6, 2014 at 2:00PM

An adaptation of "Lost in Austen" will be Brownstein's first screenplay.
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Carrie Brownstein
Carrie Brownstein

Carrie Brownstein has been tapped to posthumously complete one of Nora Ephron's last projects, a big-screen adaptation of the British miniseries Lost in Austen.

The proposed film, which centers on a modern woman who suddenly finds herself inside Pride and Prejudice, will be Brownstein's first screenplay. The Portlandia co-creator and star's version will make its protagonist a Brooklynite. (Insert DIY canning joke here.) 

In addition to her Zeitgeisty sketch-comedy show, Brown will next appear in Jill Soloway's Amazon series Transparent and Todd Haynes' feature Carol.

[via AV Club, Variety]

This article is related to: Carrie Brownstein, Nora Ephron, Pride and Prejudice, Women Writers