‘Never Have I Ever’ fame Maitreyi Ramakrishnan to star in ‘The Netherfield Girls’
‘Never Have I Ever’ actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is all set to feature in 'The Netherfield Girls.'
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan who gained immense popularity after essaying the lead role of Devi Vishwakumar in the Netflix teen comedy series ‘Never Have I Ever’ is all set to feature in the romantic-comedy, ‘The Netherfield Girls.’ This will mark her debut in the film.
According to Variety, Ramakrishnan will play Lizzie Bennet, the protagonist of Jane Austen’s classic novel who eventually discovers the man she thinks is Mr. Wrong is in fact, Mr. Right. The movie is described as a “fresh and contemporary” take on “Pride and Prejudice” in the spirit of the Emma Stone teen comedy “Easy A” and “10 Things I Hate About You.”
Sharing the news on her Instagram, Ramakrishnan expressed her excitement and wrote: “I had to keep this secret for so long but HERE YOU GO!!!! AAAA I’m so excited. @beccamillergleason is such a homie to me already. Couldn’t ask for a better first feature-film. Time to do Jane Austen proud🥰❤️”
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Temple Hill Entertainment is producing the film. A release date has not been announced. It will be directed by Becca Gleason who has written the film. Becca Gleason, known for the Joey King-starrer ‘Summer ’03.’ ‘The Netherfield Girls’ will debut on an OTT platform.
Meanwhile, Ramakrishnan is all set to reprise her role of Devi in the second season of Never Have I Ever’, and will be dropping this July, this year.
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