Little Women 2019 cast – from Emma Watson to Saoirse Ronan – The Sun
17th December 2019

GET ready for tears and a whole load of heart-warming moments as the iconic Little Women book is brought back to life for a new movie.

The film of course has a star cast and brings with it a whole host of big names.

Who is in the cast of Little Women?

This new film is based on the nineteenth century novel by Louisa May Alcott.

The story follows the lives of four sisters, Amy, Jo, Beth and Meg, as they come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Though all very different from each other, the March sisters stand by each other through difficult and changing times.

Saoirse Ronan as Josephine "Jo" March

Saoirse is an Irish and American actress who shot to fame in Atonement.

She is mainly known for her roles in period dramas.

In her time as an actress she has won a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for three Academy Awards and four Baftas.

Emma Watson as Margaret "Meg" March

British actress Emma of course became famous when she was cast as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies.

Since then, she has broken away from the school girl wizard roots and starred in movies like Beauty And The Beast and Perks Of Being A Wallflower.

Florence Pugh as Amy March

Rising star Florence is quite the sought after actress.

As well as Little Women you can also see her starring alongside Anthony Hopkins in King Lear and BBC drama The Little Drummer Girl.

Eliza Scanlen as Elizabeth "Beth" March

Australian actress Eliza shot to fame in Aussie soap Home and Away playing Tabitha Ford.

But it was when she starred alongside Amy Adams in TV show Sharp Objects that she caught Hollywood's eye.

For this film Eliza takes on the role of the sweet and shy March sister, Beth.

Laura Dern as Marmee March

Laura became a well known face to film fans in the 90s when she starred in the blockbuster 1993 hit Jurassic Park.

More recently she is known for starring in Big Little Lies alongside Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman.

She also starred in the weepy film Fault In Our Stars.

Laura will also make a return to her roots when she stars in Jurassic World 3.

Timothée Chalamet as Theodore "Laurie" Laurence

American actor Timothée began his acting career in short films, before appearing in hit show Homeland in 2012.

Two years later, he made his feature film debut in the drama Men, Women & Children and also appeared in Christopher Nolan's science-fiction film Interstellar.

For this film he plays Laurie, who is the object of Jo's affection.

Meryl Streep as Aunt March

Well who doesn't know the legendary Meryl.

She will make a perfect Aunt March and we can't wait to see her in action.

Meryl is an Oscar winning actress known for Sophie's Choice, The Iron lady and of course Mamma Mia.

The esteemed actress also starred alongside Laura Dern in Big Little Lies.

James Norton as John Brooke

The handsome Grantchester star is swapping the small screen for the big one.

English actor James is best known for his broad range of characters on TV.

As well as Grantchester, he has won praise for his roles in Happy Valley and McMafia.

Who is else is in the cast of Little Women?

The film also has an incredible supporting cast which includes:

  • Tracy Letts as Mr. Dashwood
  • Bob Odenkirk as Father March
  • Louis Garrel as Friedrich Bhaer
  • Chris Cooper as Mr. Laurence
  • Jayne Houdyshell as Hannah
  • Abby Quinn as Annie Moffat

When is Little Women out in cinemas?

Little Women hits UK cinemas on Boxing Day 2019.

This means you can enjoy the film over the Christmas holiday.

The film is rated U so it is one for the whole family to enjoy.

The movie runs for 2 hours and 14 minutes.


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