Trailer Thursday: Far from the Madding Crowd

Based off the famous novel by Thomas Hardy comes a new adaptation of this star-crossed story. Starring Carrie Mulligan, Michael Sheen, and Tom Sturridge, Far from the Madding Crowd is about an independent woman who finds herself caught between the affections of three very different men in turn of the century England.

Given her spectacular turns in An Education, The Great Gatsby, and Pride and Prejudice, we can’t wait to see Carrie Mulligan’s performance in this new period piece.

Aside from having a last name that is difficult for telemarketers to correctly pronounce, Jordan Gripenwaldt is a degree-wielding Anthropology major and aspiring novelist who has swapped research paper deadlines for article deadlines. In addition to having a deep and abiding love for musical theatre, 80′s power ballads, social justice, television, and grandpa sweaters, she is also the proud and very excited Executive Editor of Germ Magazine and can be reached at


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