K-Drama Adaptation of ‘Little Women’ Premieres This September

Little Women is set to premiere this Saturday on Netflix. | IMG Source: tvN

The South Korean adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women is set to premiere on Netflix this Saturday. 

It is directed by Kim Hee-Won who also directed the hit Netflix series Vincenzo. The story is set in modern-day Seoul and tells the journey of three sisters who go up against a corrupt corporation. 

“Once again, I’m working with screenwriter Chung Seo-Kyung of The Handmaiden and Decision To Leave. We reimagined the original novel by posing the question, what if the sisters were Korean?” shared Hee-Won. 

The director shared that the twelve episodes are packed with plot twists and a strong storyline. 

Actresses Kim Go-Eun of Goblin and The King: Eternal Monarch, Nam Ji-Hyun of 100 Days My Prince, and Park Ji-Hu of All Of Us Are Dead play the three sisters. Wi Ha-Joon of Squid Game also plays a supporting male role. 

Hee-Won commended the ensemble cast for their passion and commitment to the show. She also expressed her gratitude for production designer Ryu Seong-Hee “perfect” set design.

The series will release two episodes per week every Saturday and Sunday, and is expected to conclude on October 9. 

 

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