Saoirse Ronan Flies High with New Chekhov Adaptation ‘The Seagull’

Saoirse Ronan Flies High with New Chekhov Adaptation ‘The Seagull’

Saoirse Ronan is going from strength to strength these days. After getting her big break as Bryony in the 2007 adaptation of Ian McEwan’s Atonement, the Irish born actress has gone on to star in numerous critically acclaimed book adaptations, most notably Brooklyn, based on the novel by Colm Tóibín, for which she was nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards. She received the nomination again this year for her role in Ladybird, but that wasn’t an adaptation, so nevermind. Up next for her is an adaptation of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov’s play The Seagull, which honestly looks like a lot of fun.  …