Mr. Darcy the Bad Guy?

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News alert!  our very own Matthew Macfadyen a.k.a. Mr. Darcy has been slated for the role of the Sheriff of Nottingham in Ridley Scott’s new Robin Hood [along with Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Vanessa Redgrave, William Hurt, Kevin Durand and Mark Strong] – but where oh where is Richard Armitage and the dastardly Guy of Gisborne??

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[from Episode 5 of Robin Hood, Richard Armitagenet.com]

see this clip of Russell Crowe on Robin Hood

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4 thoughts on “Mr. Darcy the Bad Guy?

  1. Hello Adriana! – nice to hear from you… yes, Mr. Armitage is lovely despite the bad temper – and the whole costume-drama-loving world is disappointed that he will not play Knightley [I just read your post on the new Emma and see you are sorry as well!]- he was made for the role; but alas! we must console ourselves with multiple viewings of North & South – he will always be the perfect John Thornton!
    Thanks for visiting!
    Deb

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  2. Matthew will be able to pull the bad guy role off, but like you I was disappointed that Richard was not chosen for Mr. Knightley. I never was a Johnny Lee Miller fan, so once again I will have a wait and see attitude on this one.

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  3. Dear Deb,

    that’s nice to know that you visited our blog!!

    Here in Brazil, the janeites are always discussing about the best Mr. Darcy = Colin X Matthew!

    But, when we talk about Richard Armitage is a kind of mess, because most of us are really addicted! :)

    We do have a board to discuss movies, book and of course the handsome guys!

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