It has been announced today that a few more names have been added to Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina! It’s also been confirmed that Focus Features will handle the release of the feature which is due to begin filming this month.
Screen Daily – Keira Knightley will star in the title role alongside Jude Law as her husband Aleksei Karenin and Aaron Johnson as Count Vronsky. Kelly Macdonald, Matthew Macfadyen, Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Emily Watson, Olivia Williams and Ruth Wilson round out the cast.
Working Title co-chairs Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner are producing with Paul Webster.
Leo Tolstoy’s classic tale takes place in late-19th Century Russian high-society and explores the capacity for love.