‘Little Women’ Trailer: Greta Gerwig Remakes a Classic
Greta Gerwig returns with her follow-up to the acclaimed Lady Bird, and it’s a new take on an old favorite. Little Women, based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, has been made into movies and TV shows before; Gerwig’s version maintains the classic setting but features a talented young cast including Emma Watson as Meg, Florence Pugh as Amy, Timothee Chalamet as Laurie, and Saoirse Ronan as Jo.
Here’s the film’s first trailer — which also features Meryl Streep as Aunt March.
The synopsis for Gerwig’s version of Little Women:
Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig’s take, the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on her own terms -- is both timeless and timely. Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marmee, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March.
Little Women opens in theaters on December 25.
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