Release date:May 8, 2020
Starring:Emma Thompson, Beanie Feldstein, Chris O'Dowd, Alfie Allen, Paddy Considine , Sarah Solemani
The film will adapt Caitlin Moran’s 2014 bestselling semi-autobiographical novel of the same name. The film is set in 1993, with Beanie Feldstein playing Johanna Morrigan, a smart, opinionated and overweight teenager. With her hormones raging, she desperately wants to get out of her hometown and make a name for herself. It’s a goal she ends up achieving after she reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde, a rock music critic. While she gains the notoriety she always clamored for, she wonders if this is who she really wants to be. Thomspon will play Johanna’s editor at a music magazine.