“Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” is turning into a film, and we now have our first have a look at the forged in motion. The beloved Judy Blume novel, which was launched in 1970, has been tailored for the display screen by “Edge of Seventeen” author Kelly Fremon Craig. She will even direct the film, which stars Abby Ryder Fortson as the titular Margaret, Kathy Bates as the younger protagonist’s grandma Sylvia, and Rachel McAdams as her mother, Barbara.

“The e book is clearly a couple of younger lady who’s turning into a younger lady and she’s embracing her womanhood,” Bates informed People on Jan. 10. “And I feel girls all through historical past have been taught to really feel negatively about their our bodies and about the processes that their our bodies undergo. I feel this movie will assist younger girls really feel higher about their our bodies.”

Author Blume has been part of the course of from the very starting, promoting the rights particularly to Fremon Craig and producer James L. Brooks. McAdams informed People that Blume was very concerned on set, and stated she was honored to have the writer there. “Watching her watch her e book come to life and to be part of that was simply so surreal,” McAdams revealed to People. “She’s the loveliest girl and I felt very honored to be a part of this for that cause. That she waited so, so lengthy to do that till, till she felt actually good about giving it over. I simply wished to do proper by her and give her the finest Barb I may.”

Ahead, be taught extra about the movie’s forged, plot, and launch date, and try the first stills.

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