The film revolves around the lives of the sisters?in 1860s?New England. The new adaptation focuses more on the sisters' young adult lives, particularly after Meg, Jo, and Amy leaves their family home.
It was announced that?Meryl Streep,?Emma Stone,?Saoirse Ronan,?Timoth?e Chalamet, and?Florence Pugh?had been cast for the film in undisclosed roles.
Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author's alter ego, Jo March reflects back and forth on her fictional life.?
In Gerwig's take, the beloved story of the March sisters - four young women each determined to live life on her own terms -- is both timeless and timely.