Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan reunite for a new movie version of Little Women

According to reports, Greta Gerwig has set the seventh Hollywood adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic coming-of-age novel Little Women as her next directorial project. In case you’ve never read it, the novel—which was previously made into films in 1917, 1918, 1933, 1949, 1978, and 1994—follows the lives of the…

The CW passes on gritty reboots of Friday The 13th and Little Women

Apparently the only masked man with superpowers The CW doesn’t want to deal with is Jason Voorhees. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that the network has passed on both its Little Women reboot and its Friday The 13th spinoff series Crystal Lake Chronicles (calling it a ”working title” seems kind of cruel at this…

Have a Lethal Gremlins French Connection Christmas: 21 non-holiday holiday movies

Every December it’s the same, as we settle down with classics like White Christmas, It’s A Wonderful Life, and Miracle On 34th Street. Frankly, after so many years, these standards have been rerun so often as to absolutely lose all meaning. So this year, we suggest an off-brand breed of holiday film. These cinematic…

Little Women to become little warriors in “gritty” CW reboot

Because there’s nothing that says “19th-century Americana” like post-apocalyptic wastelands, Little Women has joined that Willy Wonka WWII movie in the Gritty Reboot Hall Of Infamy. Deadline reports that The CW has put into development a series based on the classic novel, with a plot description that may sound like…

Sarah Polley is writing a new Little Women film

Although there’s a new version of Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice popping up just about every month, Little Women—Louisa May Alcott’s slightly more moralistic female-centric literary classic—has been largely ignored by Hollywood in recent years. There hasn’t been a big screen version since Winona Ryder took on the…