Greta Gerwig (” Lady Bird “, ” Frances Ha “, ” Mistress America “) makes film fans the best present at the upcoming Christmas, namely the new literary adaptation ” Little Women “. Now the first trailer for the film was released, which brings together the possibly most impressive ensemble of the theatrical year. The script was also written by the Oscar-nominated director.
The main role of Jo March is played by Saoirse Ronan (” Lady Bird “). Meanwhile, Meryl Streep ( Big Little Lies ) will be seen as Aunt March. Timothee Chalamet (” Call Me By Your Name “) plays Theodore ” Laurie ” Lawrence. Emma Watson (” The Beauty and the Beast “) appears as Meg March. Florence Pugh ( The Little Drummer Girl ) mimics Amy March. Eliza Scanlen ( Sharp Objects ) plays Beth March. And Laura Dern ( Twin Peaks ) will be seen as Marmee March.
Other stars of the film are James Norton ( McMafia ), Bob Odenkirk ( Better Call Saul ), Chris Cooper ( ” American Beauty“), Louis Garrel ( ” The Dreamers “) and Abby Quinn ( ” Country Line “). Producers include, for example, Amy Pascal, Denise Di Novi and Robin Swicord of Sony as well as Andrea Giannetti of Columbia.
The film is based on the eponymous literary classic by Louisa May Alcott, one of the must-reads in the US for every high school. At the center of the story are the March sisters Amy, Jo, Beth, and Meg, who live in the period shortly after the American Civil War. Just recently, the BBC adapted the whole thing as a miniseries.