Emma is a comedically inclined costume drama by Autumn de Wilde, bringing the wonderful Jane Austen character back to life on the big screen. She will be portrayed by Anya Taylor-Joy, and we had the pleasure of meeting the leading star, alongside actors Johnny Flynn and Bill Nighy, as well as the first-time filmmaker de Wilde.

We discuss why now is a good time to bring this Austen tale back to cinemas, while Bill Nighy admits he hasn’t read her work before, and gives us a little insight into how he chooses projects – and tells us why he’d quite fancy himself as an action hero. Meanwhile we speak to an actual action hero in Taylor-Joy who gives us a little teaser for what’s in store in forthcoming superhero feature The New Mutants.

Watch all three interviews in their entirety below:


Following the antics of a young woman, Emma Woodhouse, who lives in Georgian- and Regency-era England and occupies herself with matchmaking – in sometimes misguided, often meddlesome fashion- in the lives of her friends and family.

Emma is out in cinemas now