Little Women, a 1994 film based on the novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott, directed by Gillian Armstrong and starring Winona Ryder, is about to receive a remake. Who will be working on the new version of the film is Greta Gerwig, nominated for an Oscar 2018 for the script and direction by Lady Bird – and the protagonist Saoirse Ronan is already listed to star in the production.
Other names like Emma Stone, Timothée Chalamet and Meryl Streep also mark the cast’s wish list, and everyone is in the process of negotiating with Columbia Pictures and new news is expected to be revealed soon. With this strong cast, he would repeat the feat of the 90s, which brought together great names in women’s cinema at the time. Review the trailer for the first film:
In addition to these, the 1868 book was already adapted for miniseries in the 50s, 70s and, since 2017, has been under development by a new BBC work. So many productions help to make the book always current and, consequently, timeless, establishing its importance regardless of the passage of time.
It is also expected for September 2018 that another film, with a smaller budget, will be released. This production is from Pinnacle Peak and, contrary to what was expected for Greta’s film, will present the classic by May Alcott in a modern retelling directed by Clare Niederpruem. Watch the trailer:
With so many adaptations being produced, we will have Little Women for all tastes. For those who prefer to read the original, in Brazil the book was published by Loyola, in 1995, and in 2009 by Musa, under the adapted title “Mulherzinhas”.
In the plot, Marmee’s husband is sent to war and she is left alone to raise the four daughters, his “lovely women”: The witty Jo; the conservative Meg; fragile Beth and romantic Amy. Over the years, the sisters share some of the most welcoming and painful memories of self-discovery, while Marmee and Aunt Marck guide them through the paths of independence, romance and virtue.
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