A new adaptation of Jane Austen”s classic Pride and Prejudice is coming to Netflix starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, most recently known for her starring role in Netflix”s I never. Here is what we know so far.
Becca Gleason, known for her work in productions such as summer “03 and The path will drive The Netherfield Girls from an original screenplay she wrote. Temple Hill Entertainment is producing the film. They have already given life to productions like First Man, Maze Runner, Love, Simon and more.
What separates Netflix The Netherfield Girls of other adaptations is that The Netherfield Girls it will be a romantic comedy and a fresh, contemporary approach Pride and Prejudice, while most of the other adaptations remained in the original period (though sometimes adding even zombies).
Here”s everything we know about Netflix The Netherfield Girls:
what is the plot of The Netherfield Girls?
The film is a contemporary version of Jane Austen”s 1813 classic novel Pride and Prejudice and will follow the lives of the Bennet sisters as they navigate their way through love, heartbreak and social expectations. Ramakrishnan will play Lizzie Bennet, the shrewd and stubborn sister who is skeptical of finding love among the rich at Netherfield Park.
The novel was adapted numerous times in film and on TV, most notably in 1995 with Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth and later in 2005 with Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfayden. Both were critically acclaimed and received many awards and nominations.
who is cast for The Netherfield Girls?
On June 2, Netflix announced Maitreyi Ramakrishnan will star as Lizzie Bennet. Ramakrishnan is known for her role as Devi Vishwakumar on Netflix I never.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan of Never Have I Ever will star in The Netherfield Girls, a fresh and fun contemporary adaptation of Pride and Prejudice (think Easy A or 10 Things I Hate About You). pic.twitter.com/yvIpHDlSNZ
– Netflix (@netflix) June 2, 2021
What is the production status in The Netherfield Girls?
No production date is known for The Netherfield Girls, but according to Production Weekly issue 1224, filming will take place in southwest Ohio.
When will be The Netherfield Girls be released on Netflix?
Netflix has not announced dates for The Netherfield Girls, but it would be fair to assume a release date in the second half of 2022.