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Carrie Brownstein Will Finish Nora Ephron’s Adaptation of Lost in Austen

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 27:  Carrie Brownstein attends the Film Independent at LACMA Screening + Q&A of "Portlandia"  at Bing Theatre At LACMA on March 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)

Today it was announced that Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein will be brought on to finish Nora Ephron's adaptation of the British mini-series Lost in Austen, which the late writer and filmmaker had been developing as a feature film for Columbia Pictures. This will be Brownstein's first time writing a feature film, which centers on a modern-day Brooklynite who finds herself transported back to the fictional world of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. It is not — as Brownstein's involvement might portend — a typo of Lost in Austin, which is a premise we hope to see rendered on an upcoming episode of Portlandia.

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