This exclusive edition of Romeo and Juliet includes William Shakespeare's classic tragedy as well as the newly adapted screenplay by the creator of Downton Abbey, Julian Fellowes. The full-color photo insert of the film's cast features Hailee Steinfeld as Juliet, Douglas Booth as Romeo, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Benvolio, Ed Westwick as Tybalt, and Paul Giamatti as Friar Laurence. Emmy-award winning Fellowes has also written an introduction for this unique edition. Experience the heartbreaking romance of the infamous star-crossed lovers whose passion ignites amidst feuding families.
JULIAN FELLOWES is an English actor, novelist, film director and screenwriter. He most recently earned the Emmy and Golden Globe for creating and writing the acclaimed miniseries, Downton Abbey, and also won the Original Screenplay Academy Award for Gosford Park. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616) is recognized as one of the greatest writers of all time, known for works like -Hamlet, - -Much Ado About Nothing, - -Romeo and Juliet, - -Othello, - -The Tempest, - among many others.