The series, which stars Hailee Steinfeld as Emily, frames her as a young woman looking to upend societal expectations of literature and gender. Against the wishes of a disapproving father, but with some sisterly encouragement, Emily finds her voice as a rebellious writer, developing the works that would come to be quoted all these years later.
This latest official trailer for the series comes after a few high-profile casting announcements in recent weeks. Series creator Alena Smith recently revealed at the Tribeca TV Festival that John Mulaney and Zosia Mamet would be joining the cast, playing fellow literary giants Henry David Thoreau and Louisa May Alcott, respectively. In addition to highlighting Steinfeld’s original song for the series,