The star-studded film version of “Little Women” shot scenes in Boston over the long weekend and rolled back the clock 150 years in the process.
Louisa May Alcott’s seminal novel turned 150 earlier this year, so in order to capture the authentic feeling of 1868 Boston, filmmakers laid down a layer of dirt on a portion of Dartmouth Street near where it intersects Marlborough Street.
Present day Bostonians shared photos and videos from the set on social media, including one of actress Emma Watson (Hermione in the “Harry Potter” series).
Along with Watson, “Little Women” is set to star Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, Laura Dern, and Saoirse Ronan, and will be directed by Greta Gerwig (“Lady Bird”). The film is scheduled to shoot from October through December in Boston, Concord, Ipswich, Lawrence, and the Lexington-Burlington area, and is slated to hit theaters Dec. 25, 2019.Kevin Slane can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.