Yesterday, we brought you the poster for Cary Fukunaga’s upcoming adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre. Today, we have the trailer for the film, which stars Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Sally Hawkins, and Judi Dench. The trailer makes the film look like it has a slight supernatural bent in addition to the expected drama culled from class struggles and forbidden romance. It’s not easy to sell period pieces, but this trailer isn’t a bad attempt.
Hit the jump to check out the trailer. Jane Eyre is set to open on March 11, 2011.
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Here’s the official synopsis for Jane Eyre:
Based on Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, the romantic drama stars Mia Wasikowska (“Alice in Wonderland”) and Michael Fassbender (“Inglourious Basterds”) in the lead roles. In the story, Jane Eyre flees Thornfield House, where she works as a governess for wealthy Edward Rochester. The isolated and imposing residence – and Mr. Rochester’s coldness – have sorely tested the young woman’s resilience, forged years earlier when she was orphaned. As Jane reflects upon her past and recovers her natural curiosity, she will return to Mr. Rochester – and the terrible secret that he is hiding…