LONDON, May 7 (UPI) --
Canadian actress Ellen Page
has been cast as the heroine in the latest big-screen adaptation of Charlotte Bronte
's classic British romance "Jane Eyre
Variety.com said the producers plan to start shooting the BBC Films project this fall.
"Jane Eyre" is about a 19th-century nanny who falls in love with her employer, a wealthy, moody man hiding a terrible secret.
Page earned an Oscar nomination for her performance in "Juno." She has also starred in the films "Hard Candy" and "Smart People."
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