Keri Russell Learns About Jane Austen Fight Club, LARPing, and ‘Hey Girl’


In the costume comedy Austenland, a super-obsessive Jane Austen fan (played by Keri Russell) more inclined to spend time with her Colin Firth–as–Mr. Darcy cardboard cutout than a real life man blows her savings to go on an immersive Jane Austen–themed vacation, in the hopes of meeting her own Mr. Darcy (or at least putting that fanciful notion out of her head once and for all). While on this vacation, the female guests wear corsets and empire-waist gowns, play croquette, and are wooed by the words of actors taking their cues from the etiquette of the period. Russell chatted with Vulture about letting out her inner Austen fangirl, showing off her breasts, and stealing Margo Martindale back for The Americans. And we taught her a thing or two about memes. Read More...


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