At long last, watch the (very ’70s) trailer for Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
For over 50 years, Judy Blume’s Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret has been a beloved touchstone of coming-of-age literature. It’s honestly wild that it has never been adapted into a movie, but the whims of Hollywood satisfyingly explain themselves to no one. Now, we have it: what looks to be a warm, delightful adaptation starring Rachel McAdams, Benny Safdie, and Kathy Bates, and introducing Abby Ryder Fortson as Margaret. It gives me the warm and fuzzies just thinking about it.
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret hits the big screen on April 28. But in the meantime: