There have been various adaptations of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, from the stage to the big screen to television. The story will be converted into a K-Drama for Netflix for the first time in history, premiering in September 2022.
Little Women is an upcoming worldwide South Korean drama series based on Louisa May Alcott’s popular novel of the same name. Kim Hee Won, who previously directed Vincenzo, Money Flower, and Fated to Love You, directs the series. Jung Seo Kyung, who previously authored the screenplays for The Handmaiden, Mother, and Thirst, is responsible for the series’ adaptation.
What is the story of Little Women about?
The Korean adaptation’s plot, which centres on three close-knit sisters who grew up in poverty, borrows heavily from Soompi. It tells the thrilling tale of the sisters as they become involved in a significant occurrence and go up against the richest family in the country.
The three leads’ specifics have also been disclosed:
Kim Go Eun portrays Oh In Joo, the eldest sister, who seeks financial security for her family. Her only hope as she grew up in abject poverty was to be able to live as comfortably as other people, but a significant event dramatically changes her life.
The second sister Oh In Kyung, a news reporter who refuses to serve money and strives to always do what is right, is played by Nam Ji Hyun. She begins looking into the facts when a puzzling case from her early days as a reporter comes back to her area.
Park Ji Hu changes into Oh In Hye, the youngest sister who is overjoyed by the affection of her big sisters and puts in a lot of effort for her. Due to their family’s economical position, she has never even utilised quality art equipment, but she nonetheless enrols in an art high school with her innate skill.
Who are the Little Women cast members?
The three leading ladies will be well-known to Netflix members who frequently watch k-dramas on the service.
Kim Go Eun shot to fame in 2016 thanks to her leading part in the acclaimed fantasy romance series Goblin. She was a leading lady in the love story series The King: Eternal Monarch, much to the pleasure of Goblin fans.
Since she was 11 years old, Nam Ji Hyun has been in k-dramas and films, but perhaps her most well-known roles are those of Yoon Yi Seo and Hong Shim in the cherished romantic comedy series 100 Days My Prince.
As Nam On Jo in the immensely successful high school zombie horror series All of Us Are Dead, Park Ji Hoo made his breakthrough.
Most Netflix users will be familiar with Wi Ha Joon right away thanks to his lead role as Detective Hwang Jun Ho in the global hit Squid Game.
When will Little Women be available on Netflix?
As previously mentioned, the premiere of the Little Women adaption from South Korea will air on Netflix on Saturday, August 27, 2022. The first episode will now premiere on Netflix on Saturday, September 3, 2022, despite the fact that we previously noted that release dates are open to change.
Twelve episodes will make up the whole run of the show, which will air fresh episodes every Saturday and Sunday for a total of six weeks. On October 9th, 2022, a Sunday, the conclusion will air. The length of each episode will be roughly 60 minutes. Please take note that release dates can change.
Little Women episodes will debut on Netflix the same day they show on the South Korean cable network tvN.