What Makes Douglas Booth The Perfect 'Romeo?'


On October 11, Douglas Booth takes on one of history's most iconic roles: Romeo! But what makes him the ideal actor to assume the role previously played by Leonardo DiCaprio, Leonard Whiting, Orlando Bloom and many, many others? That's the question tasked of his director, Carlo Carlei, and co-star, Hailee Steinfeld, in ETonline's exclusive featurette!

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"Right away I knew that Douglas was perfect for Romeo," Carlei explains. "It's very rare to see an actor so good looking and also so talented, and somehow self-conscious about his potential."

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To hear what Hailee has to say, and go behind-the-scenes of Romeo & Juliet's production, click play above!

Romeo & Juliet
opens October 11.