Xavier Samuel is turning back time to film new scenes for forthcoming drama Love And Friendship, an adaptation of Jane Austen’s short novel Lady Susan, originally published in 1871.
The 31-year-old channelled his inner gentleman on set in Dublin on Friday as he stepped out in period clothes, complete with a frock coat and a cravat.
The upcoming film also stars Kate Beckinsale, 41, and Chloe Sevigny, 40.
Kate plays central character Lady Susan Vernon in the movie, which is set in the 1790s and is directed by American Whit Stillma.
Xavier will play Reginald, while Chloe portrays Alicia – an intimate friend in whom Lady Susan confides.
Described as a beautiful widow, Lady Susan seeks refuge on a family estate after society rumours circulate regarding her private life. Read more: dailymail/--Jane-Austen-adaptation