Maitreyi Ramakrishnan will play Lizzie Bennett in the Jane Austen adaptation of the Pride and Prejudice film titled The Netherfield Girls.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who garnered much acclaim and popularity for playing Devi Vishwakumar in a popular web series ‘Never Have I Ever’, has bagged her first major part in a feature film. The 19-year-old girl will headline a new and contemporary adaptation of the literary lineage ‘Pride and Prejudice’. Maitreyi will play Lizzie Bennett, the protagonist of Jane Austen’s classic novel. The film’s character meets a man whom she considers to be Mr. Wrong as a romantic life partner, but he eventually becomes Mr. Right.
The modern adaptation will be directed by Becca Gleeson, who wrote the film with Temple Hill Entertainment producing. According to a report in Variety, the film is described as “Pride and Prejudice” as “Fresh and Contemporary” in the spirit of Emma Stone’s teen comedy “Easy A” and “10 Things I Hate About You”. . The film might have a bit of a romantic comedy, with a compelling narrative and a strong performance from Maitreyi, who has already proved her acting skills with ‘Never Have I Ever’ created by Mindy Kaling, which released in April 2020. Was released on an OTT platform. Got hit immediately.
Becca Gleeson’s debut feature film titled ‘Summer’ 03 received much critical acclaim and her powerful voice as a filmmaker was visible in the intense narrative, where as a teenager Joy King’s character was reunited with her grandmother. , which premiered in Southwest in 2018. Most recently, Gleason was a consulting producer on the upcoming Amazon series “The Summer I Turned Pretty.” Girls of the Netherlands will debut on the OTT platform and the release date is yet to be announced.
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