A Comedy Series About Emily Dickinson Is in the Works, and Hailee Steinfeld Will Star as the Poet

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 5/30/2018 | Erin Cullum
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Hailee Steinfeld will play Emily Dickinson in a new comedy series about the beloved poet's life. The series has been ordered by Apple, The Hollywood Reporter reports, and it's set in the 1800s, but "features a modern sensibility and tone." Dickinson "takes viewers into the world of Dickinson and explores the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of a budding writer who doesn't fit in to her own time through her imaginative point of view," the publication revealed.

Those familiar with the Massachusetts-born writer know that Emily Dickinson spent much of her life in a reclusive state, largely uninterested in socializing with others or leaving her room. Although she wrote a large...
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