There are a lot of reasons to love "Little Women", Louisa May Alcott's 1868 novel that went on to enthrall generations of girls and inspire a host of film and TV adaptations.More news: Excessive Heat Watch issued for middle of this week for Clark County
Chris Cooper, Louis Garrel, Tracy Letts, James Norton and Bob Odenkirk co-star in the pic produced by Amy Pascal, Denise Di Novi and Robin Swicord. "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".
"No one makes their own way, least of all a woman", Aunt March tells her.
"Little Women" was big news around MA this past fall, with actors in period-appropriate attire popping up around the Back Bay area and Boston Common as well as prominent Boston spots like the Fairmont Copley Plaza and Arnold Arboretum. One is a busy city, with Jo wearing more formal clothes.More news: Partnership Between NFL and Jay-Z Reportedly in the Works
"Women, they have minds, and they have souls, as well as just hearts", Jo insists. "And they've got ambition and talent as well as just beauty".
Now, Gerwig and her leading ladies are leaning into that spirit.
Sony Pictures has set Little Women for a Christmas release, the tail end of Oscar season.More news: Iran says Britain to release Iranian oil tanker "soon"
However, Emma Watson's famously non-American voice has gathered some criticism, in the sense that people think her accent sounds terrible.