Elizabeth: New American Girl Doll
Also newly available is a new 18 inch American Girl doll, Elizabeth, Felicity's best friend. And, the American Girl Felicity line of products expands with an assortment of Felicity movie-related products, including Elizabeth's very own book,"Very Funny, Elizabeth." which is available now.
Felicity Introduced in 1991
Felicity was first introduced in 1991. She is a "spunky and spritely girl" growing up in Williamsburg, Virginia, at the start of the American Revolution. As with all the American Girl dolls, Felicity brings her specific time period--here, Colonial America--to life for an entire generation of girls. The very first girls who grew up with Felicity in the 1990s are now well into adulthood!
Felicity Discovers Her own Path
In Felicity: An American Girl Adventure, Felicity "struggles to stay both true to herself and her Patriot family while remaining best friends with Elizabeth Cole, whose family is loyal to the King. As the war with England draws closer, Felicity must find a way to hold both love and loyalty in her heart, and discover her own independent path" according to the American Girl web site.
Movie Stars Shailene Woodley and Marcia Gay Harden
Produced by Revolution Studios, Red Om Films, and American Girl in association with Warner Bros. Television Production Inc., "Felicity: An American Girl Adventure" stars Shailene Woodley ("Jack & Bobby") in the leading role of Felicity, and Marcia Gay Harden ("Bad New Bears," "Mystic River") and "Smallvilles" John Schneider as Felicitys mother and father. Newcomer Katie Henney has been cast as Felicitys best friend, Elizabeth Cole. "Samantha: An American Girl Holiday" director Nadia Tass returns to direct the Felicity film, and the teleplay was written by screenwriter Anna Sandor ("My Louisiana Sky").
For More Information
You can get more information about the movie at http://www.americangirl.com/movie. The web site includes an interactive Felicity movie blog and a behind-the-scenes section on the making of the movie. There are also games and activities for girls and American Girl fans.