October 22, 2016  

Report: Hailee Steinfeld to Get Nude in 'Romeo and Juliet'

June 6, 2011 (7:39 am) GMT
Insisting that Hailee is the perfect actress to portray the leading lady, screenwriter Julian Fellowes says, 'Juliet is at that stage of... what you might call a child/woman.'

is allegedly set for a seductive scene in "". A copy of the script for the drama film obtained by Britain's Sunday Times suggests that the 14-year-old beauty, who was cast to take the female lead role, will have to strip off her clothes.

[SPOILER ALERT!] "They (Romeo and Juliet) start undressing each other - slowly, gently and carefully until they are naked," an excerpt from the screenplay read. "They are eternal figures in a Raphael painting. Romeo then carries her to bed, kissing her again and again as they explore uncharted territory. Then they make love, transported into each other's soul."

In the meantime, screenwriter Julian Fellowes explained his decision to choose Hailee, insisting that the "" actress is a perfect star to take the role. "I wanted Hailee because she is the perfect age. Juliet is at that stage of... what you might call a child/woman. Just like Hailee herself is. My version is a romantic story - one that keeps pretty true to Shakespeare but is, I hope, more accessible."

"Romeo and Juliet" revolves around the titular characters, who fall in love but their respective families are violently feuding and trying to keep them apart, leading to their tragic deaths. This Carlo Carlie-directed movie, which also has and take supporting roles, is expected grace theaters sometime in 2012.


  1. Wait... What? Is Tiger Woods Saying He Doesn't Regret Cheating on Elin Nordegren?
  2. Marvel Pulls 'Invincible Iron Man' Cover After Accusations of 'Sexualizing' Its Underage Hero
  3. No More Sexy Selfies? Kim Kardashian Is Re-Emerging 'More Covered Up' and 'Less Make-Up'
  4. Drake Hints at Releasing New Music on His 30th Birthday. Get Details on His Celebration
  5. Blac Chyna Pokes Fun at Her Pregnancy Curves, Compares Herself to a Pokemon
  6. Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal's Love Turns to Hatred in 'Nocturnal Animals' First Full Trailer
  7. Jay-Z and Beyonce Are Both Upset With 'Nut Job' Kanye West Following His Rant
  8. Justin Bieber Scolds Concertgoers for Screaming at Manchester Show