The Oscar season hasn’t officialy begun, but according to the trailer for Little Women that was released yesterday, we can guess a few contenders that will take part in the ceremony.
The new film adaptation, directed by Greta Gerwig (who was nominated for an Academy Award for Lady Bird), for the classic Louisa May Alcott novel by the same name, brings an a-list cast to the big screen. The film start Meryl Streep as Aunt March, Emma Watson, Laura Dern, and Saoirse Ronan. The lead male role will be portrayed by Timothée Chalamet, known for Call Me By Your Name.
Little Women takes place during the American civil war and tells the story of four sisters who, each in her own unique way, embarks on a journey to fight the patriarchy.
You can watch the trailer here:
The novel has been adapted many times before, first being released as early as 1917. In 1994, an adaption staring Winona Ryder, Claire Danes, and Susan Sarandon was released. The last TV adaptation for the novel aired on BBC in 2017.
The film is due to be released on Christmas Day, December 25th.