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Dan Stevens Signs Up for Jessica Chastain’s Heiress

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11:  (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME. MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTO BY DAVE M. BENETT/GETTY IMAGES REQUIRED)  Harvey Weinstein (L) and actor Dan Stevens attend a VIP Screening of 'The Artist' hosted by the Weinstein Company at Charlotte Street Hotel on December 11, 2011 in London, England.  (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)

Dan Stevens, better known as Downton Abbey's resident heartthrob Matthew Crawley, will court Jessica Chastain's Catherine Sloper in an upcoming Broadway revival of The Heiress. Stevens will play Morris Townsend, meaning: (1) You're going to have to learn to dislike Matthew Crawley a little, and (2) you're going to have to accept Matthew Crawley with an American accent. Only for two hours, though.

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