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Here's a Wedding Gift to Carey Mulligan

Posted: 26/04/2012 16:57

Actress Carey Mulligan married musician Marcus Mumford (of Mumford & Sons) last weekend at a farm in Somerset, England.

Two hundred guests attended the rustic celebration, including Colin Firth, rumoured to being cast as Henry Higgins to Mulligan's also-not-yet-confirmed Eliza Doolittle in the oft-delayed remake of My Fair Lady, with a script penned by Emma Thompson.

Other guests reportedly included Mulligan's Hollywood pals Sienna Miller and Jake Gyllenhaal. The groom's vicar father John performed the ceremony.

While My Fair Lady's production is uncertain, at the moment, Mulligan's performance as Daisy Buchanan's in Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby (opposite Leonardo Dicaprio promises to be one of the tent-pole cinema-going events this Christmas.

Mulligan also graces the cover of my just-off-the-presses new magazine, UK:Cue - British Film, Theatre & Television On Both Sides of the Atlantic.

Excerpt from Graham Fuller's cover story: "If there is a contemporary English model for success in America, it is the beloved Kate Winslet, but Mulligan, it seems, lacks Winslet's natural ebullience or gregariousness. Nor is it entirely clear what she wants from her career, although it's self-evident from her choices so far that acting in roles of increasing psychological depth is infinitely more important to her than red-carpet fame."

The debut issue of UK:Cue, which debuted this week at BritWeek in California also contains articles about the long history between the West End and Broadway, James Bond's literary roots, the unusual revival of Doctor Who and an interview with screenwriter Abi Morgan (The Iron Lady and The Hour).

The magazine, published from New York, aims to appeal to Anglophiles and expatriates, whose entertainment tastes skew to those with a British accent.

Larry Jaffee is founder of UK:Cue. Enquiries regarding UK:Cue may be directed to: lsjaffee@uk-cue.com

 
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