Minnesota native Vincent Kartheiser, aka Pete Campbell on Mad Men, has stepped into the famed trousers of Austen’s most enduring character at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. And he looks….like Pete Campbell in trousers.
He’s 12 ft high. He’s proud. And he’s wearing a wet shirt.
First came Firth. Then Macfadyen. Now, we reveal the latest actor to don the stalwart britches of Fitzwilliam Darcy, in the upcoming BBC miniseries adaptation of P.D. James’ “Death Comes to Pemberley.”
If you liked “Fifty Shades of Grey,” you’ll be just as bemused by “Jane Eyre Laid Bare.”
Pride and Prejudice was first published in 1813. Nearly 200 years later, the novel’s romantic lead, Mr.Darcy, still has a powerful effect on women. What accounts for his lasting influence?