Eva Green And Gemma Arteton To Star In Virginia Woolf Lesbian Romance Drama

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The thinking man's lesbian romance: it's been announced that Eva Green and Gemma Arterton will appear together in Vita & Virginia, a film depicting Virginia Woolf's salacious real-life romance with fellow author Vita Sackville-West.

With British director Chanya Button at the helm, the film will be adapted from a script by Eileen Atkins based on her own play of the same name and will star Green as the tortured Woolf, while Arterton will play Sackville-West.

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Woolf and Sackville-West first met in 1922, and their relationship continued for more than a decade. It's believed that Sackville-West directly inspired Woolf's celebrated 1928 novel Orlando.

While this news is all fine and well, it doesn't really seem like either Green nor Arterton bear any actual resemblance to the characters that they'll be playing...

From left to right: Woolf and Sackville-West

So, more of a Fassbender in Steve Jobs kind of feel, yeah?