colin firth statue mr darcy Giant Colin Firth statue emerges from lake in London's Hyde Park

Nope, you’re not seeing a still of everyone’s favorite scene from the miniseries “Pride and Prejudice.” That’s a giant statue of Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy — wet shirt and all — floating in the middle of the Serpentine boating lake in Hyde Park. 

This beautiful re-creation of the iconic “Pride and Prejudice” scene — made out of 12 feet of fiberglass by three sculptors over a duration of two months — was built to support the launch of the new TV channel, Drama, after Firth’s portrayal of Mr. Darcy won a poll last week as the most memorable moment in British TV drama. 

The sculpture will go on tour before ending up as a permanent installation in Lyme Park in Cheshire, according to Time Out London. So book your plane tickets ASAP to catch a glimpse of the larger-than-life literary icon in the … fiberglass?

Posted by:Sydney Bucksbaum