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'Romeo and Juliet' trailer: Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth star

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Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes's Romeo and Juliet has premiered its first trailer.

Oscar-nominated True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth play the star-crossed lovers in the new William Shakespeare adaptation, which also counts Homeland's Damian Lewis, Ed Westwick, Paul Giamatti and Stellan SkarsgÄrd among its supporting cast.


Italian director Carlo Carlei directed Romeo and Juliet, which was filmed across locations in Mantua, Verona and Rome.

Baz Luhrmann directed the most recent prominent retelling of Shakespeare's romantic tragedy in 1996, casting Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes as the doomed teenage lovers.

Romeo and Juliet will open in UK cinemas on July 26. A US date is yet to be confirmed.

Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth in Romeo and Juliet

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