Lily James films war drama flick Guernsey with Glen Powell

 

Lily James puts on a cheery display as she slips into costume on set of war drama flick Guernsey… before smooching co-star Glen Powell as they film nostalgic scenes

She is best known for her role as Lady Rose Aldridge in the ITV period drama Downton Abbey and the title role in the 2015 Disney film Cinderella.

And Lily James looked every inch the pro as she filmed scenes for the book adaptation of Guernsey in Bristol on Monday.

The English actress, 28, was seen getting into character as she filmed scenes for the war drama with co-star Glen Powell.

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Seasoned: Lily James looked every inch the pro as she filmed scenes for the book adaptation of Guernsey in Bristol on Monday

Seasoned: Lily James looked every inch the pro as she filmed scenes for the book adaptation of Guernsey in Bristol on Monday

Dressed in a cute grey beret and long overcoat, she embodied post-war fashion in a high neck blouse and tweed skirt.

With powdered make-up and a bold red lip, she laughed cheerily as she explored a ship for scenes.

And filming upcoming snippets, the lucky lady was soon pictured giving her co-star a smooch on the lips as bystanders looked on.

Pucker up: The English actress, 28, was seen getting into character as she filmed scenes for the war drama with co-star Glen Powell

Pucker up: The English actress, 28, was seen getting into character as she filmed scenes for the war drama with co-star Glen Powell

Kate who? The duo reenacted Titanic scenes, as she clambered to the front of the boat with her arms stretched out, while he took shots of her pose

Kate who? The duo reenacted Titanic scenes, as she clambered to the front of the boat with her arms stretched out, while he took shots of her pose

The duo reenacted Titanic scenes, as she clambered to the front of the boat with her arms stretched out, while he took shots of her pose.

The story, set after World War II, follows the story of journalist Juliet Ashton – played by Lily James.

Juliet decides to document the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a book club formed on Guernsey Island in the English Channel  during the wartime.

She then receives a letter from a farmer Dawsey, and after becoming pen pals, travels to the island to meet the members and write a book about the group.

Coordinated: Dressed in a cute grey beret and long overcoat, she embodied post-war fashion in a high neck blouse and tweed skirt

Coordinated: Dressed in a cute grey beret and long overcoat, she embodied post-war fashion in a high neck blouse and tweed skirt

Classic: With powdered make-up and a bold red lip, she laughed cheerily as she explored a ship for scenes

Classic: With powdered make-up and a bold red lip, she laughed cheerily as she explored a ship for scenes

Titanic 2: Filming upcoming snippets, the lucky lady was soon pictured giving her co-star a smooch on the lips as bystanders looked on

Titanic 2: Filming upcoming snippets, the lucky lady was soon pictured giving her co-star a smooch on the lips as bystanders looked on

The film is based on the 2008 best-selling book of the same name by Annie Barros and Mary Ann Shaffer, which d reached the No. 1 position on the New York Times best-seller list for paperbacks.

‘Guernsey has been a project of tremendous passion for us, and we are thrilled to be bringing it to screen with filmmaker Mike Newell attached and Lily James, our consummate Juliet,’ producer Paula Mazur said of the project last year.

Lily notably garnered praise for her turn as Natasha Rostova in the acclaimed BBC adaptation of Tolstoy’s War and Peace.

War drama: The story, set after World War II, follows the story of journalist Juliet Ashton - played by Lily James

War drama: The story, set after World War II, follows the story of journalist Juliet Ashton – played by Lily James

Horsing around: Both Glen and Lily reenacted the classic Titanic poseHorsing around: Both Glen and Lily reenacted the classic Titanic pose

Horsing around: Both Glen and Lily reenacted the classic Titanic pose

Throwback: Juliet decides to document the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a book club formed on Guernsey Island in the English Channel during the wartime

Throwback: Juliet decides to document the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a book club formed on Guernsey Island in the English Channel during the wartime

She has also admitted that she would like to reprise her role as Lady Rose Aldridge (MacClare) in a big screen adaptation of Downton Abbey.

Describing her time playing Lady Rose as ‘incredible’, she revealed that she missed her costume – in particular the accessories.

The actress is set to star in action thriller Baby Driver later this year, as well as the Winston Churchill movie Darkest Hour.

Plot: She then receives a letter from a farmer Dawsey, and after becoming pen pals, travels to the island to meet the members and write a book about the group

Plot: She then receives a letter from a farmer Dawsey, and after becoming pen pals, travels to the island to meet the members and write a book about the group

Adaptation: The film is based on the 2008 best-selling book of the same name by Annie Barros and Mary Ann Shaffer, which d reached the No. 1 position on the New York Times best-seller list for paperbacks

Adaptation: The film is based on the 2008 best-selling book of the same name by Annie Barros and Mary Ann Shaffer, which d reached the No. 1 position on the New York Times best-seller list for paperbacks

'Guernsey has been a project of tremendous passion for us, and we are thrilled to be bringing it to screen with filmmaker Mike Newell attached and Lily James, our consummate Juliet,' producer Paula Mazur said of the project last year

‘Guernsey has been a project of tremendous passion for us, and we are thrilled to be bringing it to screen with filmmaker Mike Newell attached and Lily James, our consummate Juliet,’ producer Paula Mazur said of the project last year

Meanwhile Lily has been dating fellow Dr Who star Matt Smith for three years.

The 34-year-old BAFTA winner has been in the spotlight for longer than his girlfriend, so is more accustomed to fame.

He first became a household name in January 2009 when he replaced David Tennant to become the 11th Doctor Who.

And since he left the series in 2013 he has only hit further heights, as he is now being appreciated around the world for his depiction of Prince Philip in Netflix series The Crown.

Beaming: The duo are seen smiling lovingly at each other for the romantic scenes

Beaming: The duo are seen smiling lovingly at each other for the romantic scenes

Suave: Glen looked dapper in a navy coat and matching tie

Suave: Glen looked dapper in a navy coat and matching tie

Pro: Lily notably garnered praise for her turn as Natasha Rostova in the acclaimed BBC adaptation of Tolstoy's War and Peace.

Pro: Lily notably garnered praise for her turn as Natasha Rostova in the acclaimed BBC adaptation of Tolstoy’s War and Peace.

Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4444250/Lily-James-films-war-drama-flick-Guernsey-Glen-Powell.html

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