Florence Pugh and Beanie Feldstein both co-starred in female-fronted films this year, and are bonded by having worked with director Greta Gerwig. Pugh plays Amy March in Gerwig’s “Little Women” this fall, and Feldstein shined in Olivia Wilde’s “Booksmart” earlier in the year. In their “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors conversation, they compared working with Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan, who plays Jo March in “Little Women” and starred in “Lady Bird” with Feldstein last year. They also touched on their upcoming projects; Pugh with the Marvel spy thriller “Black Widow” and Feldstein with the next season of “American Crime Story,” in which she’ll portray Monica Lewinsky.

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