Veteran actor Donald Sutherland is dreading playing MR BENNET in the first big screen version of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE since 1940 - and insists he simply can't be bothered with the project.

The DON'T LOOK NOW star will appear as part of an illustrious cast of actors in the movie - including Keira Knightley and DAME Judi Dench, but he is already fed up even though the film is only in the early stages of production.

Sutherland, 70, says, "I probably have everything to lose and nothing to gain.

"I am too old, too busy and too Canadian for this."

25/07/2005 15:20