Lily Colins set to play Juliet in Shakespeare update

Monday February 27, 2012

Lily Collins is in talks to appear to play Shakespearean heroine Juliet in Rosaline, reports Variety.
The big screen version of Rebecca Serles' debut novel When You Were Mine gives the classic play a modern spin.

In Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Rosaline is the woman Romeo first claimed to love from  before he becomes enamored with Juliet.

In the update, set in a US high school, Romeo's jilted ex Rosaline tells her side of the story

The British actress is tipped to be cast as Juliet, alongside Dave Franco as Romeo and Deborah Ann Woll as Rosaline. 

Lily, the 22-year-old daughter of Phil Collins, has just starred in the Snow White remake Mirror Mirror with Julia Roberts.

See stills of Lily as Snow White

Photo: © Getty

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