Date: 15th August 2018
Laura Dern has entered talks to join Meryl Streep in Academy Award nominated director Greta Gerwig’s film adaptation of Little Women.
In addition to Dern, Saoirse Ronan, Timothee Chalamet, Emma Stone, Florence Pugh and James Norton are also confirmed to be in talks to join the cast. Jo March would be played by Ronan, with Stone starring as Meg March, Chalamet portraying Laurie Laurence, and Amy March being played by Pugh.
Little Women is based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. The story follows the March sisters: Amy, Jo, Beth and Meg in post-Civil War America. The book has been adapted numerous times, including the recent BBC miniseries starring Maya Hawke, Kathryn Newton, Dylan Baker and Willa Fitzgerald.
Source: Press Release