Romeo & Juliet is a 2013 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of the same name which opens in the United Kingdom and the United States on 11 October 2013.
Romeo & Juliet is revitalized on screen by "Downton Abbey" writer Julian Fellowes and Italian director Carlo Carlei. This timeless tale of love from the world's most celebrated author is adapted for the 21st century. Told in the sumptuous traditional setting it was written in the 16th century, the movie gives a new generation the chance to fall in love with this lasting story.
With an all-star cast including Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Paul Giamatti and Stellan Skarsgaard, it gives those unfamiliar with the story the chance to put faces to the two names they have certainly heard countless times: Romeo and Juliet.