Jane Austen‘s Emma is getting a retelling with the new feature film by the same name. Anya Taylor-Joy will be doing the heavy lifting, taking on the title role. But, she’s not going it alone, with a supporting cast packed with Anglo favorites including Bill Nighy, Miranda Hart, Callum Turner and Rupert Graves.
Director Autumn de Wilde‘s 2020 version is going the traditional route, a period drama set in 1800s England. Emma Woodhouse is the Queen Bee in her sleepy village. She takes pride in knowing everyone’s business and is not shy to get involved. So much so, she takes it upon herself to matchmake some lonely hearts.
Here’s a peek at the first look trailer:
Nighy plays Emma’s father, Mr. Woodhouse. And Hart pops up at the end of the clip, taking on the role of Miss Bates.
You can look for Emma in theaters on February 21, 2020.
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