Welcome to Carey Mulligan Online, your HQ fansite resource online since 2009 dedicated to the beautiful and talented Oscar-nominated actress Carey Mulligan, whom you may recognise from her many critically-acclaimed roles including Jenny in An Education, Sissy in Shame, Irene in Drive or Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann's retelling of The Great Gatsby. With upcoming roles in Inside Llewyn Davis and Far From the Madding Crowd, we aim to bring you all of the latest news and images relating to Carey's career, adding to our extensive career pages and a gallery housing over 23,000 untagged images. Thanks for visiting, and we hope you enjoy your stay!
By Monday, July 19th, 2010 • On Chesil Beach - Celyn  

The Daily Mail has confirmed Carey Mulligan’s involvement in Sam Mendes’ adaptation of Ian McEwan’s best selling book On Chesil Beach, reporting that she will undergo some pre-production training for her starring role as Florence Ponting:

Carey Mulligan will be taking violin lessons so she can be note perfect to play the heroine in the film of Ian McEwan’s story of sex in England before the sexual revolution.

The story will follow the honeymoon, specifically the wedding night of a young, educated couple, both virgins and living ‘in a time when a conversation about sexual difficulties was plainly impossible’. Florence’s marriage to Edward Mayhew (and frustrations in the consummation of their Chesil Beach honeymoon) is used as a study on the sexual and social geography of pre-revolution 1962 England.

Edward Mayhew has yet to be cast but auditions are underway:

Mendes, his partners at Neal Street Productions and Focus Features are studying screen tests featuring a handful of British actors who could play Edward, a graduate historian, who is more a ‘blokey-bloke’, as someone described him, rather than a pretty boy.

Having read On Chesil Beach, it is clear that the novella won’t be easy to adapt for screen with much of the narrative absorbed in a stream of consciousness recount of memories that could disturb the pacing of the film and disrupt the development of a plot. However with McEwan behind the script the film may benefit from any changes that the author himself makes to adapt his story for screen. With Mulligan suitably in the starring role, perhaps On Chesil Beach will be 2011?s Atonement.

Shooting will take place in the South of England and central London this September on the Neal Street Productions and Focus Features production, with BBC Films potentially joining.

Source

  • Jul 19kitsune says:  

    The site is alive! Yay! As for the new: I’m loving it. Was a bit afraid that Carey wouldn’t take any new roles as she waiting for news on The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo, so I’m quite relived that she landed this one. Good for her!:)

Current Projects
Inside Llewyn Davis
Carey Mulligan as Jean Berkey
Status: Complete; Out Now
A week in the life of Llewyn Davis, a struggling musician, as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of in the winter of 1961.
  • News
  • Official
  • IMDb
  • Images


  • Skylight
    Carey Mulligan as Kyra Hollis
    Status: Running 6th June - 23rd August
    A teacher in London is reunited with her ex, and the pair soon discovers they now disagree on everything from politics to sex.
  • News
  • Official
  • Buy Tickets


  • Far From the Madding Crowd
    Carey Mulligan as Bathsheba Everdene
    Status: In post-production
    A willful, flirtatious young woman unexpectedly inherits a large farm and becomes romantically involved with three different men.
  • News
  • Official
  • IMDb
  • Images


  • Suffragette
    Carey Mulligan as Maud
    Status: Currently filming
    A look at the women of the early feminist movement, who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.
  • News
  • Official
  • IMDb
  • Images

  • Rumoured / In Development
    • Hold on to Me
    • The Fury
    • I Walk with the Dead
    • My Fair Lady
    • Outback
    Latest Images
    Elite Affiliates
    Site Information
    Owner: Celyn | Contact
    Previous: Amanda, Annika, Kaetlyn, Sarika, Siobhan
    Open: January 18, 2009

    eXTReMe Tracker

    All graphics and written content belong to Carey-Mulligan.net, unless otherwise stated. This is a non-profit fan site. We are not endorsed by Carey Mulligan in any way. All photos are copyright to their respective owners, no copyright infringement is ever intended.