Jonesin’ for a Fix: Lit for Webheads

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The only thing better than rereading a favorite classic is—a modern web series adaption! Get the latest on current favorites, news in the world of web series, and discover a series you missed.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

On In Earnest, Jack (as Earnest) and Gwen are engaged, but her mother isn’t too happy about it. And it’s questionable whether or not Algie’s role play helped prep Earnest (Jack) for his interrogation. Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Meanwhile on Green Gables Fables, Anne Shirley has survived the humiliation of being rescued by Gilbert Blythe. But will she survive her exams? Wednesdays.

Things are starting to roll on Elinor and Marianne Take Barton. Are there too many men in Marianne’s life? Fridays.

On Classic Alice, Ewan McBay has been defeated a la Macbeth, but all anyone wants to know is: When will Alice and Andrew kiss? Tuesdays and Thursdays.

BREAKING NEWS

Classic Alice has launched a fan fiction contest! Win, and your story becomes part of series canon! Go here for all the details.
 

ALL GOOD THINGS… 

The Creature has demanded that Victoria Frankenstein give him a friend. Will she do it? Catch up on Frankenstein, M.D., and then watch the stunning conclusion.

NEW IN TOWN: Get in on the ground floor!

Have you seen the delightful new A Midsemester Night’s Dream yet? We love a modern adaption of Shakespeare, and setting the antics of the Lovers, the Players, the Fairies and the Greeks on a modern college campus is pure genius. We can’t wait to see what happens next! Wednesdays.

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FUTURE PERFECT: Find out what’s in the works

Heard the latest about The New Adventures of Peter + Wendy? They are still in pre-production for Season 2, but don’t miss the Halloween treat! And enjoy again the delightful BookTrib webcast with Peter Pan and Wendy, Kyle Walters and Paula Rhodes.

At Pemberley Digital, end of novel is not the end of the story. According to executive producer Bernie Su, a second book focusing on Lydia Bennet (The Lizzie Bennet Diaries) is in the works, and both fan favorite Emma Approved and Frankenstein, M.D. have “active post-book plans.” As for what’s next, Bernie tells me he hopes they will have an announcement soon.

BINGE WORTHY: So many series, so little time!

Discover a series you missed the first time around, the one that started it all: Emmy Award-winning The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, the show that created a new storytelling genre. This modern adaption of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice introduced the use of transmedia, letting the audience be an active part of the story, and made us fall in love with Mr. Darcy all over again.

Do you have a favorite literary web series? Let us know and we’ll add it to our weekly roundup.

is a theater, film and sci-fi nerd who met her fabulous Australian husband while vacationing in Walt Disney World. She lives with him, their two perfect daughters, and the most lovable dog in the world in the Pacific Northwest.

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