You may have heard by now that there's going to be a remake of Little Women. It's a great story, and the cast is made up of amazing actors, what's not to love?
The film, a joint project of several production companies, including Sony Pictures and Columbia Pictures, includes and all-star cast and a big enough budget to do the beloved story justice. It is scheduled for release in December of 2019, so it will be just in time for holiday viewing next year.
Emma Watson as Meg, Saoirse Ronan as Jo, Eliza Scanlen as Beth, Florence Pugh as Amy, Timothée Chalamet as Laurie, and Director Greta Gerwig posed for the first photo seen from on-set. Posted by Emma Watson on Twitter, it shows the group hanging out on set.
“I could never love anyone as I love my sisters.” - Louisa May Alcott, @LittleWomen ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 💗 From left: Meg Ma… https://t.co/evc1mHv6He— Emma Watson (@Emma Watson) 1544721638.0
The internet had all sorts to say about the pic, and the film, turning to twitter to voice their excitement.
Some people were super excited about the cast, specifically Emma and Timothée.
@EmmaWatson @csydelko @LittleWomen @RealChalamet @kaylacarnes_ @tabsturner EMMA WATSON AND TIMOTHY CHALAMET TOGETHE… https://t.co/nE7fSxAZEB— Aubrey Fite (@Aubrey Fite) 1544759226.0
@EmmaWatson @timotheechalamt @LittleWomen @RealChalamet I CANNOT IMAGINE EMMA WATSON AMD TIMOTHEE CHALAMAT TOGETHER IN A MOVIE— Nayo 💫 (@Nayo 💫) 1544721875.0
Many people reminisced about the importance of the story to their families and themselves.
@EmmaWatson @LittleWomen @RealChalamet So much talent in one picture! As the 2nd eldest of 4 girls, #LittleWomen ha… https://t.co/xlGzmw1ax7— Kelly Deeny (@Kelly Deeny) 1544798201.0
@EmmaWatson @LittleWomen @RealChalamet Cannot wait!! My daughters and I watch Little Women every year around Christmas ❤️— Linda Day (@Linda Day) 1544800609.0
@EmmaWatson @LittleWomen @RealChalamet Love this book so much and have enjoyed all the movies/tv adaptations - I’ll… https://t.co/RUmbO4evHN— Maria 🧚🏻♀️ (@Maria 🧚🏻♀️) 1544794056.0
@EmmaWatson @elizajayblogs @LittleWomen @RealChalamet Little Women is seriously one of my favorite stories ever. It… https://t.co/Xyt6XZrjTO— Thereze Julia Bailio (@Thereze Julia Bailio) 1544753163.0
@EmmaWatson @LittleWomen I CAN'T WAIT FOR THE MOVIE FROM MY FAVOURITE NOVEL EVER 😭— fr (@fr) 1544778471.0
@EmmaWatson @LittleWomen @RealChalamet Can’t wait for this, one of my favourite books with some of my favourite act… https://t.co/Obq1MlWZyd— Sofie💫 (@Sofie💫) 1544780527.0
Little Women is a story that has touched the lives of many, especially girls and young women. It is part of the English Literature curriculum at many schools in the US, so many Americans are at least passinglyfamiliar with the story.
There have been several film adaptations of the story before now, but it is such a nuanced story that it can be reinterpreted and each telling still seems fresh.
This retelling is set to focus more on the girls' young adult years, and should provide a new perspective into the lives of the March Sisters.
Many people are very excited about this iteration. The amazing cast, including Meryl Streep as Aunt March, make this a movie worth looking forward to.